Goncalo is a Portfolio Manager at The Terra Fund, where he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team with close to a decade of experience in investment management and financial analysis. As a Portfolio Manager, he provides investors with beneficial investment strategies and ensures the client’s expectations of Terra are met and/or exceeded, while keeping them informed on market conditions, economic trends and the latest investment opportunities. His experience in both finance and economics creates a cohesive combination of knowledge ideal for building robust and healthy portfolios for Terra and their clients in social impact.
Before becoming a Portfolio Manager for Terra, Goncalo worked with various Investment Managers in the United Kingdom before becoming a Senior Investment Analyst at a Wealth Management Firm, where he was part of a $1.5 billion Investment Committee working with High–Net–Worth Individuals and boutique Investment Offices.
While at the Wealth Management Firm, Goncalo assisted towards adopting 'doughnut' economics, which places a major emphasis on tying together social and environmental concerns, while recognizing economic growth cannot be done without thought to the longevity of the environment and human rights. During his time at the Wealth Management Firm, he oversaw a significant increase in environmental, social and corporate governance investing, where it is estimated the continued interest in ESG investments will result in many trillions of dollars of demand heading into the next decade. His drive towards making investment strategies in environmental, social and governance goals impacting both people and the planet is extremely valuable to the goals and initiatives at Terra well into the future.
Goncalo received his Bachelor in Business Management with a specialization in Economics from the University of Brighton and maintains several licenses, including the Investment Advice Diploma from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and the Investment Management Certificate from the CFA Institute.