Luciano moved from Argentina to join SAM Madrid’s Global Latin American equities team in February 2012, as a Senior Portfolio Manager. Prior to this, he was based at SAM Argentina (since 2004) where he specialized in Latin American equities, first as a Portfolio Manager, then as Lead Portfolio Manager of the Equity team, consisting of 3 people. He directly managed 7 mutual equity funds with different investment objectives. Luciano began his career in S&P International Ratings LLC in 1997 as an Associate for Argentinian, Brazilian, Mexican, Peruvian and Chilean Markets. He is a CIIA Charter holder, holds a degree in Public Accounting from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and holds a Master's degree in Finance from Universidad del CEMA, Argentina. He has been awarded “Top Manager” status on 3 occasions by the S&P/Apertura mutual fund manager awards.