Hamish is Managing Partner and co-founder of Break Off. Prior to Break Off, Hamish found HRM Global Investments to invest and provide consultancy services across a range of industries and geographies in both the public and private markets.
In his former life, Hamish was in the Institutional Equities Division at Morgan Stanley in London where he traded equity derivatives and worked on proprietary structured transactions. Whilst based in London he worked closely with teams in the US, Europe, and Asia.
Hamish holds an MBA from the University of Oxford (2011), and a Bachelor of Commerce (with Honours) from the University of New South Wales, Australia (2006). During his studies at oxford, Hamish was an active member of the Finance and Entrepreneurship Oxford Business Networks, and the Oxford University Athletics Club. In addition to university studies he is also a CFA charterholder.
Ricardo co-founded Arto, an art, design & communication agency. Today, Arto has three successful business branches: Arto studio, a strategy and creativity boutique studio; Celaya brothers gallery, a contemporary art gallery; All City Canvas, a street art media and production platform. Ricardo has a degree in Art & Finance from the Sotheby’s institute in New York.
He holds an MBA from the University of Oxford (2011), and graduated with honors from a Bachelors in Industrial Engineering from the Technological Institute of Monterrey, Mexico (2005). During his studies at Oxford, he served as president of the Social Entrepreneurship Oxford Business Network. Also, during his time in Oxford, he worked at Swicorp, a private equity fund in the middle east. In 2010, he had the honor to be recognized as one of the top 100 entrepreneurs of the northeast of Mexico during the Monterrey venture capital conference.
Ricardo’s professional career started in 2006 at Xignux Group in Monterrey, mexico. He worked for two years as a process engineer, implementing lean manufacturing systems in Mexico, Nicaragua and Brazil. In 2008, he worked in strategic planning, leading several commercial intelligence projects for the company in the US Mexico, Brazil and Colombia. In 2011, he became the strategic intelligence manager for the group, obtaining a certification from the academy of competitive intelligence in Boston.
From 2013 to 2015, Victor served as Creative and Innovation Director of the transnational direct sales company Omnilife, which has presence in more than 21 countries.
He holds a Masters degree in Politics & Mass Media from the University of Liverpool (UK). Through his studies, he worked to understand the relationship between the mass media and politics in modern democracies, with special emphasis on Britain. After his masters, he worked in the United Nations non-governmental liaison service at the headquarters in New York. Prior to his studies in the United Kingdom, Victor received a bachelors degree in communication science from the Technological Institute of Monterrey (Mexico).
In 2009, Victor also co-founded Arto, an art, design & communication agency with three business branches: Arto studio, Celaya Brothers Gallery and All City Canvas.