Joanna joined Alcentra in May 2005 and serves as Managing Director of the European Private Credit team and member of the European Private Credit Investment Committee. Joanna has over 20 years’ experience in credit markets and has spent the last four years growing the direct lending business at Alcentra into one of Europe’s leading private credit platforms. In addition, Joanna leads the Portfolio Team function for the European Direct Lending business.
Prior to joining Alcentra’s Direct Lending business, Joanna was 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.
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.