Only experienced professional investors can truly understand the needs of clients and the complexities of markets.

Recognition Asset Management Software embeds the know-how of a group of investment professionals with a combined experienced of 70 years in the asset management industry. It is constructed by real asset management professionals for real asset management professionals. markets and risks.

Emilio Llorente Cano, FRM

Head of Investments

Emilio has more than 20 years of experience in the multi-asset management industry. He has developed profound work covering the entire investment cycle for Wealth (Lloyds Bank), Private Banking (Banco Popular) and Institutional Investors (Aberdeen Standard Investments).


From advising, trading, fund selection, portfolio management up to developing the most advanced quantitative models to construct robust asset allocation processes.


He is a designated expert on Machine Learning methods applied to markets. More importantly, he applied state of the art techniques to become a pioneer in the application of Machine Learning, Optimization Algorithms, High Performance Computing and Man-Machine collaboration technology in portfolio management. His academic background covers Masters Degrees in Economics, Quantitative Finance) and Artificial Intelligence.


He is a certified member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals. He was invited as Senior Lecturer from different Universities in Spain, UK and Latin America to impart MSc and MBA courses in quantitative methods for Asset Allocation, Derivatives, and Risk Management.

Carlos Costales Artieda

Head of Global Distribution

Carlos Costales has been working in the financial industry for over 20 years. He started his career at Morgan Stanley Iberia before launching Atlas Capital, a boutique specialized in M&A, Private Banking and Investment Management.


In the last 9 years, he was a Managing Director at GAM in charge of Iberian, Latam and US Offshore markets.


Prior to that, he set up Scottish Widows Investment Partnership’s subsidiaries in Iberia & Latam. He has profound experience covering the entire investment cycle for wealth, Private Banking, Pension Funds and asset management. He graduated from Universidad Complutense of Madrid in Economics and received an MBA from the Instituto De Empresa (IE).

Alberto González Méndez

Head of Global Institutional Clients

Alberto González Méndez has more than 25 years’ experience in Institutional Clients distribution


The last 5 years’ role of his extensive professional career have been as Country Head in Columbia Threadneedle, he has also been Country Head for Iberia and Latam in Oyster Funds, Deka Investment and ING Investment Management


Previously, he worked as Head of the Fixed Income department in AB Asesores / Morgan Stanley Spain


Alberto is Executive MBA from Instituto de Empresa, holds a Master’s Program from IESE in Finance and Portfolio Management and a Degree in Information Sciences from the Complutense University of Madrid