Thomas DeCoene assists Shelter Rock with its coverage of Latin America and Canada. He has over 40 years of experience in international finance, including 14 years working in Brazil and nine years in Japan. His experience spans multiple facets of finance including commercial banking, M&A, sovereign debt restructuring, capital markets and brokerage. Throughout his career he interacted with a wide range of institutional investors including hedge funds, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and family offices.
Most recently, he was CEO of Global Capital Access, LLC from 2011 to 2016. Prior to that, he was CEO of Itau USA Securities in the U.S. from 2005 to 2010 where he ran the US Broker dealer and helped establish and oversee the Dubai, Hong Kong and Tokyo branches. Prior to Itau, Thomas was a Managing Director at GE Capital in the U.S. and Tokyo from 1997 to 2003. Earlier in his career, he worked 16 years at Citibank in the Brazil, New York and Japan offices. Thomas also serves as Shelter Rock’s Chief Compliance Officer. Thomas is a dual citizen of the United States and Belgium and is fluent in Portuguese.