Meet your team
Guido Demarco is Director – Head of Legal Assets at Stonward. He is in charge of and oversees Stonward’s daily operations relating to origination and assessment of commercial litigation and international commercial and investment arbitration cases, claims related to competition law infringements and insolvency related matters, matching them with specialized funding. He also oversees the progress of cases that are being funded.
Guido is a legal expert with extensive experience in debt restructuring (private and sovereign), NPL strategies and legal, banking and financial projects management. Prior to joining Stonward, Guido worked for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development as a legal advisor, where he had the opportunity to work closely with different governments and high-level stakeholders. Previously, he worked as an associate at Baker McKenzie, in the Buenos Aires office, where he worked on important cross-border financing operations and projects.
Some projects that stand out in his career include the design of a secondary market for the trading of NPLs in Kazakhstan, advising a large international fund on the acquisition of a majority shareholding of a tech company (USD 724 million deal), and the development of a training program for judges and insolvency practitioners in Armenia.
Guido holds a Law degree from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (Argentina) and graduated with Merit from an LL.M in Banking & Finance from Queen Mary University of London.
Ana Pastor is Head of Communications and Marketing at Stonward. She oversees marketing and brand activities, and leads media relations.
As a communications expert, Ms. Pastor has advised NGOs, international organizations including the UN and the private sector in Spain, the US and Latinamerica. She is also an experienced researcher and political analyst. Prior to joining an in-house communication role, she worked as a journalist in Spain and as a freelancer in the US.
Ms. Pastor has an MS in International Relations from New York University, where she was a Global Research Fellow at NYU-Prague, graduated from the University of Navarra in Journalism, and is an expert in Digital Rights. She is fluent in English and Spanish.
HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING