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Heiner Skaliks

Portfolio Manager

Strategic Latin America Fund


Heiner Skaliks is the portfolio manager of the Strategic Latin America Fund (SLATX) and CEO of the advisor, Strategic Asset Managements, Ltd. He also spent three years at the International Finance Corporatioin (part of the World Bank Group) overseeing financial sector technical assistance projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. Between 2000-2003, Mr. Skaliks created and managed a mutual fund company. Prior to that, he was the CEO and portfolio manager of a Bolivian mutual fund, broker-dealer, and boutique investment bank. He started his career with Banco Mercantil SA in 1996, overseeing a diverse loan portfolio (from microcredit to corporate loans). Mr. Skaliks holds a BS in mechanical engineering and MBA with a concentration in finance, both from the University of Notre Dame and an MPA with a methodological area of concentration in macroeconomics and financial markets from Harvard University.