Area of Expertise
Cybersecurity Basics, Incident Response, Cyber Risk Management, Cybersecurity Strategy
Director Of Investment Transactions and Operations
University of California Office of the President
Mr. Jimmy D Castro is currently the Director of Investment Transactions & Operations for the Office of the CIO at the Regents of the University of California (UC Investments). He oversees Investment Operations, Operational due diligence and Compliance for all of the asset classes.
Prior to UC, he was the COO and Risk Officer at Alpha4x Asset Management, a Global macro fund based in NYC. In 2012 he joined Bladex Asset Management as the Head of Operations and Compliance Officer and spearheaded the Hedge Fund spinoff from Bladex Bank. He previously worked at Santander Investment Securities, NYC broker dealer, in the fixed income Team where he led improvements to investment process and syndication transactions and led off-site due diligence meetings and diligence reviews with trading partners.
In 2004, he Joined JP Morgan Chase as an Associate in the FX Options desk working with traders executing FX Option transactions. In 2001, Mr. Castro joined Lehman Brothers as an analyst in the Fixed Income Division working with the Emerging Markets Foreign Exchange traders primarily with Latam NDF currencies.
Mr. Castro has an MBA in Finance from Fordham Graduate School of Business in NY and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Manhattan College in NY.