SPEAKER

Gina Sanchez

Chief Market Strategist, Lido Advisors & CEO, Chantico Global

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Ms. Sanchez is the Chief Executive Officer of Chantico Global and serves as the lead consultant to key clients and serves as Chief Market Strategist to Lido Advisors. She also serves a Trustee of the Los Angeles County Employee Retirement Association (LACERA) and member of the Board Governors for Cedars Sinai Hospital. She serves as an Advisory Board Member to the UCLA Masters of Financial Engineering Program and Applied Real Intelligence (ARI) Venture Debt Opportunities Fund. Chantico Global was spun out of Roubini Global Economics in 2013. Previously, Ms. Sanchez was the Director of Equity and Asset Allocation for Roubini Global Economics. Currently, Chantico Global collaborates with Oxford Economics, the world's largest independent macroeconomics consultancy. 


Prior to joining RGE, Ms. Sanchez spent four years as an institutional asset manager, serving at the California Endowment, a US$3 billion Los Angeles-based foundation, as managing director of public investments and at the Ford Foundation, a US$10 billion New York-based foundation, as director of public investments. In both roles, she was responsible for making asset allocation and manager selection recommendations for all external public managers, including both total return and absolute return strategies. 


Ms. Sanchez spent over eleven years on the asset management and banking side. She was a portfolio manager and strategist for eight years at American Century Investment Management in Mountain View, Calif. where she ran over $6.5 billion in AUM. She also worked in emerging markets research at JPMorgan in New York. 


She is a contributor for CNBC and was a recipient of Institutional Investor's 2009 Foundations and Endowments Rising Stars Award. She holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Harvard University and a master's in international policy studies from Stanford University.