Team

LAIF is led by a team of seasoned insurance professionals with solid experience in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Eduardo Iglesias
Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Entrepreneur and investment angel, Eduardo has developed a successful career in Banking and Insurance. Co-founder and general manager of the Colón insurance company, he is also a member of the Advisory Board of the US-based fund Alpha4Ventures, specialized in Fintech for Latin America. He is co-founder and president of the Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs association in Buenos Aires.

He began his career in the financial market in Corporate Finance departments in Argentina and the US.

He was later hired by Mass Mutual Financial Group in the US to begin the process of international expansion of this prestigious financial group.

He holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Buenos Aires and a graduate degree from Harvard University.

Gabriel Chaufan
Co-Founder and Managing Partner

President, BBVA Seguros. Formerly, president, general manager and member of the board, Banco Frances; president and general manager of Consolidar ART, Consolidar Seguros, Consolidar Retiro and Consolidar AFJP. He has also had a long academic career as Adjunct Professor, School of Economics, University of Buenos Aires; Professor of Graduate Studies in Work-Related Risk; Catholic University Argentina, and Professor, Insurance Degree Program, Austral University. He is an Actuary for the School of Economics, University of Buenos Aires. He has also studied at IAE (PDD 1990) and IESE at the University of Navarra, Spain (Upper Management Program, 2003).

Nicolás Iglesias
Analyst

Before working as an analyst in Latin American Insurance Fund, he had a successful experience at Citibank in the Corporate Finance area. He interacted with international and local corporations from different countries all around Latin America providing complex banking solutions. He developed a deep understanding of a wide range of industries including consumer goods, automotive, pharmaceutical, mining and appliance.
He is currently based in Silicon Valley where he represents the Latin American Insurance Fund in the startup ecosystem.
Graduated with two Bachelor degrees in Universidad Torcuato Di Tella Arts in Business Administration and Science in Business Economics.