Joanna joined Alcentra in May 2005 and serves as the Deputy Portfolio Manager of European Direct Lending and Head of European Direct Lending Portfolio Monitoring. Joanna formed the European Direct Lending Portfolio Monitoring Team in early 2018, in line with the importance of monitoring a growing investment base, and has continued to add to the team since its inception. Joanna is Vice Chair of the Private Credit Investment Committee.
Prior to joining the 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.