Federico Jost is a Senior Advisor to FTS Valuation Services. He is the Founder and CEO of Custodian Corp. and a Partner in Blue Opal Capital. Before founding Custodian Corp., Federico worked in the Valuation Advisory team at BRG, a Corporate Finance Advisor in New York. Prior to this role, he oversaw and led the private equity valuation activities for Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) from 2012 until 2017, focusing on private equity and infrastructure direct investments, co-investments, primary funds, and secondary funds.
Previously, he served as Senior Manager at KPMG’s Economic and Valuation Services Group, serving clients on the Alternative Investments Valuation practice; and as an Analyst in the Treasury Department of an international imaging solutions and technologies company in Switzerland. He also serves on the Boards of Directors of several small startups.
Mr. Jost has served the global private equity, infrastructure, pension, and sovereign funds in establishing guidelines, policies and procedures, supporting transactions, fund raising, monitoring and reporting activities as well as investment activities.
Mr. Jost holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Thunderbird School of Global Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from “Universidad Metropolitana” in Caracas, Venezuela.