Sebastian joined NEPC in 2005, and began his career in the investment industry in 2003. Sebastian is a member of the Philanthropic Practice Group and focuses primarily on Endowment and Foundation clients. He has extensive experience carrying out asset allocation studies, manager searches, performance measurement and various technical projects to support his clients.
In addition to his client activities, Sebastian is also a member of the Fixed Income Advisory Group as well as the Liquid Alternatives Advisory Group. The focus of these groups is to work with NEPC research to review, update and enhance our views on specific asset classes, as well as determine which managers best represent our view points. Additionally, Sebastian sits on the Alternative Assets Committee, which is responsible for reviewing, vetting and approving all prospective alternative strategies as well as to decide on action following any manager due diligence events.
Prior to joining NEPC, Sebastian worked at Smith Barney in their mutual fund analytics group. At Smith Barney, his role was to review and analyze that proper procedures were followed in the accounting of client mutual funds. Prior to that, Sebastian worked at Putnam Investments as a client specialist.
Sebastian holds a B.S.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts. He holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation.