Agustin is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of GAWA Capital, Spain’s leading impact investing firm. Agustin has been instrumental in introducing the impact investing asset class in Spain among private and institutional investors, having involved in this endeavor one of Spain’s leading banks and high caliber board members.
Agustin has more than 15 years of experience in venture capital and private equity investments, having served as the CEO of one of Spain’s largest family offices. As an investor he has served as Board Member of 10 companies and 2 foundations. Previously he successfully launched and managed 6 new companies as Managing Director of New Businesses of the Spanish media conglomerate Grupo Zeta. These new companies employed more than 50 people, generated sales of over €30. Agustin started his career as an auditor and consultant for financial institutions at Deloitte.
Agustin earned a degree in Business Administration from Centro Universitario Villanueva (college ascribed to Universidad Complutense de Madrid) and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. He has also completed Doctoral courses at the University of Manchester. Agustin teaches microfinance at the International Master in Microfinance Degree from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and is a founding member of REDIS, Spain’s Impact Investing Network.