Joanna joined Alcentra in May 2005 and is a senior member of the investment team, with 20 years of investing experience. Joanna was originally a member of the European Loans and High Yield team, where she was a senior analyst covering a variety of sectors. She has been a member of the European Loans and High Yield investment committee since 2014, and also serves as the Deputy Head of European Credit.
In line with the importance of monitoring a growing investment base, Joanna formed the European Direct Lending Portfolio Monitoring Team in early 2018. This has grown to a team of four investment professionals. Joanna is also a member of the European Direct Lending investment committee.
Prior to joining Alcentra, Joanna was an Associate Director in GE Commercial Finance’s Leveraged Finance business where she focused on the structuring and execution of European leveraged transactions.
Before joining GE, Joanna was an analyst within Mizuho Corporate Bank’s leveraged finance credit team.
Joanna has a law degree from the University of Leicester.