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Francisco Conforti

  • Programme: Masters in Finance full time
  • Nationality: Argentinean/Italian

Francisco holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from UCES University, and a Major in Finance graduate diploma from Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires (awarded with Merit Scholarship). Francisco began his career as Business Development Analyst at VISA. After that, he joined Telecom Argentina Group, where he led the Financial Resources department as Senior Financial Analyst & Trader; his team was responsible for all the company's financial investments, portfolio management, arbitrage, hedging strategies and deal execution, in addition to debt management, capital markets issuances, negotiation of financial contracts and the development of commercial relationships with financial institutions (including World Bank and the Argentine’s Central Bank). Prior to joining London Business School, Francisco worked on the Credit and Private Debt desks at the London branch of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA UK), on the Bank’s “Professional Experience Programme”.

Francisco decided to join London Business School to develop skills in financial areas where he did not have a deep knowledge, as well as to improve his skills in his areas of expertise. He was determined to study in London, one of the most cosmopolitan cities and financial centre of the world.

Francisco is Executive Committee member for the LBS Private Equity & Venture Capital Club, responsible for “Private Debt and Leveraged Finance” coverage. He also belongs to the Investment Management and Football clubs. He is a certified scuba diver and enjoys playing football and horse riding.