Managing Director - Head of Research
Joanne is a Managing Director and Head of Research. She is responsible for investment research across all asset classes, including investment and operational due diligence of hedge funds, and also private equity funds as well as tax advantaged investments. She is also an adviser and alternative investments specialist.
Prior to joining MJ Hudson Allenbridge, Joanne spent five years as an Analyst in the Alternative Investments Group at Moody’s Investors Service in London. She held lead analyst responsibilities for operational quality ratings of hedge funds, credit ratings of asset management companies, credit ratings of structured products securitised by fund of hedge fund portfolios and ratings of exchange-traded funds. Before Moody’s, Joanne worked for GlobeOp Financial Services, a hedge fund administrator, covering hedge funds based primarily in Europe. Prior to that, she worked as an Analyst at Client Knowledge, a London based research and consultancy firm focusing on investment banking services. Joanne also held positions as Equity Analyst at ABN Amro Asia Securities, and as a Fund Manager covering US markets at Cirne International, a fund of funds based in Mauritius.
Joanne has an MSc in Finance from Cass Business School and a LL.M (Master of Laws) in International Business Law from Queen Mary, University of London. Joanne is a British Chevening Scholar and is the London Beneficiary Selection Chair of 100 Women in Hedge Funds, a global non-for-profit organisation.