Valentina is Co Head of the Emerging Markets Debt team. She joined the company in 2019 from Bank Vontobel AG in Zurich where she was an executive director and senior portfolio manager responsible for a range of EM strategies, including leading the EM local currency and EM blend strategies. Prior to this Valentina spent 9 years at Aviva Investors as Head of Emerging Markets Local Currency. Valentina holds an MSc in Economics for Development from University of Oxford and a First Class BSc in Economics, Politics and International Relations from University of Warwick. Valentina is both a CFA and CAIA charterholder.