From 2008 to 2017, Mrs. Castillo performed as Head of Equity Research Latam for Mexico’s largest brokerage firm, GBM. In Mexico, Brazil and Chile she led a team of 40 analysts covering over 130 companies in the region. Also, she acted as Mexico’s and Latam strategist having constant contact with institutional clients, in order to make timely recommendations, which also provided a broad idea of the investors’ sentiment and outlook on the economy and the market.
Prior to becoming head of research at GBM, Mrs. Castillo spent 3 years as senior analyst for the Telecoms and Media sector as well as the Chemical sector in Mexico. Also, she started the research area in Brasil when GBM opened its first office back in 2007.
Mrs. Castillo holds a degree in Financial Administration from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) in Monterrey, NL, Mexico.
She has been a guest speaker at investment conferences in Mexico and has attended international education such as Value Investing Course in Columbia.