Luca spent most of his career working in microfinance, SMEs and financial institutions. Prior to forming Ambers & Co Capital Microfinanzas, he previously worked in Investment Banking in the Financial Institutions Group at Credit Suisse on a variety of transactions, including the initial public offering of Banco Compartamos and Financiera Independencia. He also spearheaded a commercial microfinance initiative to increase Credit Suisse’s market share in the sector. Prior to Credit Suisse, Luca worked in India for Annapurna, a cooperative microfinance bank located in Pune, performing a turnaround of the organization to support financial sustainability. Luca also worked in Cambodia with the International Finance Corporation to support local social entrepreneurship. He started his career as a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group focusing in the financial services sector and worked extensively with the largest Italian banking group on better serving the small and medium enterprise segment.
He received a First Class BSc from University of Brighton and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management where he was awarded the Siebel scholarship for leadership and academic achievements. Mr. Torre is the Chairman of the Credit Committee of the Lower East Side People Credit Union in New York City.