Paradigm Capital International


Understand the partner offering in detail.

Provide the necessary consulting on legal structuring, marketing, and tailoring the offering for the appropriate market and region.

Step 01

Tailor the partner offering (marketing/pitch) for the 1st meeting/introduction

Step 02

Engage/Introduce the partner and set up meetings with the local teams

Step 03

Coordinate the due diligence and review/approval process

Step 04

Plan the launch with the partner and client

Step 05

Post the launch (provide the necessary customer sales and marketing support on an ongoing basis and track progress.  

Utilize leading CRM, digital marketing, admin tools to monitor and admin the business.

Step 06
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Sadiq Hussain


Middle East – Based in Dubai

Sadiq has a three decade long illustrious career in financial services and brings a wealth of executive level experience from investment banking, brokerage and asset management, having held Directorships at the likes of Bank of Singapore, EFG Hermes, JPMorgan and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

The majority of his experience was spent working with bulge bracket financial institutions globally. This in-depth knowledge of diversified financial institutions brings a unique perspective on how these businesses are run to consistently generate revenue in a cost effective manner. Creating top tier risk adjusted returns, leading landmark global IPO’s, people management, capital raising and building an asset management company has equipped him with valuable insights and relationships with institutional investors globally.

He is a graduate from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, with a double major in finance and marketing.

Jose Castro Feijoo


Latam – Based in Argentina

José is Associate Director with Paradigm and has over 12 years of professional sales experience in fund distribution, private equity, private banking and banking products. 

Prior to Paradigm, José was a Citigold financial advisor and account officer at Citibank where he was in charge of the bank’s most profitable client portfolio offering personalized advisory services on a range of banking and investment products. 

In his spare time, José enjoys traveling with his wife and is an avid surfer along with his brothers.

Carlos Mahecha

Carlos E. Mahecha


US – Based in Boston

Mr. Mahecha has been distributing offshore mutual funds for the past 14 years. First with Eaton Vance Distributors, starting in 2006, as International Internal wholesaler, where he had experience with distribution of offshore and domestic closed end and open end mutual funds. In 2009 became the sole Internal Representative for the Americas. In 2011, moved to Fidelity Investments where he began as a Hybrid wholesaler covering latinamerica, NY and Texas regions.

After 4 and half years moved to be an external wholesaler working exclusively the advisor channel for non-US advisors working for another 4 years more. Most recently in 2020 moved to become a financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial looking to build his retail book of business. Has also had experience as a General business consultant working with diverse firms such as Booz Allen and Hamilton, Corporación Colombia Internacional and Grupo Suramericana in the 90’s.

Carlos holds a Master of International Business from The University of Melbourne, Australia, a postgraduate degree in Finance and a Bachelor in Science in Business Administration from Los Andes University in Bogota. He also holds a Life and Health Insurance licence for the state of Massachusetts, as well as Series 7, 63 and 65.

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Sachika Prabhudesai



Sachika has recently graduated from the University of Warwick with a Bsc (Hons) in Management and finance. She has done internships in Marketing, Human Resources and Sales as well as held various leadership positions in societies in university and has gained experience during her academic career.

Her interests include, horse riding, acting and kickboxing.

Maria Mejia

Maria Mejia



Maria has over 20 years of design and marketing experience from studios and agencies to in-house. Prior to joining Paradigm, Maria was Marketing Manager at Sanlam Global Investment Solutions, where she was responsible for rebranding the business, and designing all company’s marketing materials and email strategies, for markets in regions such as the Americas, the Middle East, Australia, Africa and Europe, in multiple languages.

Prior to Sanlam Global Investment Solutions, Maria was Head of Production at 72dpistudio, a financial services communications and marketing firm. In this role Maria oversaw the production of print and web materials for large US and Bermudian financial services companies.

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Vignesh Ravindran


Asia – Based in Singapore

Vignesh has sixteen years of experience in finance. His career experience includes portfolio tending to fintech, private banking and wealth management. His experience evolved from working with reputable institutions ranging from start-ups to large financial conglomerates such as, Credit Agricole Indosuez, Westpac, Standard Chartered Bank and Wirecard Singapore. He was a senior vice-president in Indiabulls, India and co-founded Fintech & financial firms across Asia in non-executive director capacity. In his career, Vignesh has recruited, mentored and lead team of professionals who are currently established bankers and wealth managers. Vignesh has a Bachelor’s of Engineering (Mech) from Bharathidasan University India and an MBA from RBS, New Delhi, India

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Swati Pranhudesai


Middle East - Based in Dubai

Swati is Managing Director of Paradigm. Her experience spans over two decades with multi-functional roles in international & local organisations which include Citibank, Standard Chartered Bank, Continental Financial Services in UAE and recently Sanlam. She has worked in the areas of Wealth Management, High Value Life Insurance, Business & Sales Management, Branch Banking and Marketing. She specialises in developing and managing corporate alliances.

Swati has a post graduate degree in Sociology from University of Pune and a Diploma in Foreign Trade with Finance from Symbiosis institute of Business Management. She is an avid bird-watcher and loves to travel.

Martin Rivarola

Martin Rivarola


Latam – Based in Argentina

Martin is Managing Director with Paradigm and has over 25 years of professional sales experience in fund distribution, private equity and private banking. Martin is also co-founder of M2 Partners, a boutique firm responsible for distribution of alternative investments to private banks, brokerage firms and family offices in Latin America.  Prior to M2 Partners, Martin was country manager at Superfund Financial, where he was responsible for business development and distribution to international financial advisors.

Martin has also held positions as Senior Financial Advisor at Santander Bank Argentina, Banco Urquijo S.A., BBVA Banco Frances and PMV Advisors, where he managed a high net worth client base.

In his spare time, Martin enjoys traveling with his family and surfing along with his four sons.

Martin has BA in Business Administration from Universidad Argentina de la Empresa and has a Masters degree in Finance and Capital Markets from CEMA University.


Manuel Castro


Latam – Based in Argentina

Rod Halvorson

Rod Halvorson


US – Based in Seattle

Rod has over 45 years experience in building sales and marketing companies having worked at some of the largest investment companies in the US such as Met Life, US Bank, Symetra. Rod was also President & Co Founder of Independent Financial Marketing Group through 1985-2001 which assisted several banks, insurance & mutual fund companies into bank distribution selling fixed and variable annuities, mutual funds. IFMG was the largest bank distributor with over 200 banks.

Rod has been responsible as a senior executive for raising over $20b in various companies overseeing the distribution, sales and marketing of these organizations.

Rod has managed local sales teams throughout the US from East to West Coast covering the Institutional and Retail markets within the Bank, Insurance and Broker Dealer channels.
Rod has a BA from Whitworth University and a MBA from University of Montana.

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Luciano Cuneo


US – Based in Miami

Luciano has over 17 years’ experience in the financial services industry and is responsible for business development and Head of the Real Estate Private Credit side of the company. In addition to his responsibilities at Paradigm Capital International, Luciano currently is a Registered Investment Advisor at SCALA Capital and the President of LMC Alternative Business Capital, a full-service commercial financing company.

His prior experience includes working at Raymond James as a financial advisor leading one of the largest multi-family offices in the South East Region. Luciano was Head of the marketing team that seeded an asset-based lending fund managed with over one billion dollars in assets under management and prior to that he was a Financial Advisor with Citigroup.

Luciano was a former tennis player in NCAA Division 1 at the University of North Texas, beating some of the top-ranked college players in the U.S. He has multiple wins over top college players including SMU, Texas Tech, Texas A&M, and the #1 college doubles team Ken Flack and Robert Seguso from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville who later became the best doubles professional tennis team in the world. Luciano won a spot in the Peru’s Davis Cup Team in 1980 playing a singles match against Paraguay in Asunción winning a point for his country and he was chosen as the Captain of the Peruvian Davis Cup team.


Luciano received a graduate degree in finance from ESAN in Lima, Peru, and bachelor’s in business administration with a major in finance from the University of North Texas.

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Jorge Gutierrez


US – Based in Miami

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Mark Kaplan


US – Based in Connecticut

Mark is one of the co-founders and managing partners of Paradigm and has over 20 years experience in the global capital markets. He has been directly responsible for raising over $15b in AUM in various companies.

The past 2 decades and has worked at various large global investment and start-up companies developing a successful track record in overseeing sales and marketing initiatives of these organisations. He was Head of Global Sales and Marketing at Old Mutual, President of P2 a Global investment company that was sold to Sanlam Group – the largest African financial services company and Head of Americas at Sanlam. He has also helped co-found various companies and has established successful businesses across America, Europe, Middle East and Asia as an independent non executive Director in various capital firms and Fintech entities.

Mark was a former All american tennis player in NCAA Division 1 at UC Irvine, Ranked #5 in the US and #117 ranked ATP Tennis Player in the world competing in Wimbledon, US Open, Australian and French Open. He has multiple wins over top 10 players in the world including the #1 in the world.

Mark has a BA in Economics and a MBA from University of California, Irvine