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Tomás

Acosta Pimentel

nationality

Argentine

D.O.B.

01/06/1999

POSITION

Centre

ALTERNATIVE POSITION

Wing/FB

height

185 cm

weight

95kg

About Tommy

RUGBY CAREER:


Tomás is a 23-year-old rugby player from the capital city of Argentina, Buenos Aires. He plays for Buenos Aires Cricket & Rugby club, one of the top clubs from Buenos Aires, currently competing in the URBA Top 12, the strongest club division in Buenos Aires and arguably, the country.

Tomás has a vast experience, having gone through all the selection pathway, first representing his province at U18s level, in both, 15’s and 7’s and lately representing Argentina at the U20’s and senior level.

He has been part of the Argentine junior team Los Pumitas in the South American Championship, in a tour to South Africa and in the 2019 U20’s RWC, in Rosario, Argentina, finishing in the 4th position. At senior level Tomás represented his country in the extravagant tournament of Rugby X, that took part in London in 2019 where Argentina were the champions. “Tommy” has also played with the Pumas 7’s squad in a tournament in Valparaiso, Chile where they also finished in 1st place.

At a professional level Tomás has played for the Olimpia Lions, the professional franchise from Paraguay that competes in the South American professional comp, the “Superliga Americana de Rugby”. In 2023, with a newly branded league, now named “Super Rugby Americas” he is again representing the franchise from Paraguay, which has also seen a rebrand to “Yacares XV”.


HONOURS:


· Represented Buenos Aires provincial team in two Argentinian U18’s Championships. 1st place in both occasions.

· Represented Buenos Aires provincial team in two 7’s Senior Argentinian Championships. 1st place in both occasions.

· 2017 U20’s South American Championship.

· 2019 Tour to South Africa.

· 2019 U20 JRWC, Argentina, Rosario. 4th place.

· Pumas X’s: Rugby X 2019, 1st Place.

· Pumas 7’s: Valparaiso 2021 Seven's 1st Place.


PRO TEAMS:


· 2021 – Olimpia Lions. SLAR.

· 2023 – Yacare XV. Super Rugby Americas.


ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL CAREER:


Tomás has graduated from his bachelor degree in Economics in the “Universidad de San Andrés”, a very renowned university from Buenos Aires. He considers himself to be  a proactive, organized and responsible person, with good interpersonal relationships. He is deeply passionate about the financial industry. His most recent work experiences within Investment Banking at JP Morgan and Balanz have led him to conclude he ultimately wishes to become a financial services leader, creating social impact in a fast-changing world.


EDUCATION:


· 2021 – Universidad de San Andrés – Bachelor in Economics.

· 2016 – St. John’s School –


WORK EXPERIENCE:


· Trade Support Analyst- JPMorgan & Chase (2022)

Commercial Mortrages Backed Securities (CMBS)

Trade financial analyst working at CMBS industry.

·  Market & Operation Support- Balanz (2021- 2022)

Support analyst working for IFA business development at Buenos Aires, Argentina.

IFA (Independent Financial Advisor)


LANGUAGES:


· Spanish: Native

· English: Advanced

· French: Advanced


GRADE SCORES:


· University: 6,5

· Secondary School: 7,85

highschool graduation date

Dec 2017

estimated
gpa

careers
of interest

Masters in Economy and Finance

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