BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM) has appointed Cristiana de Alessi, who joins the firm as a portfolio manager in the Global Rates team.
She reports to Keith Patton, global head of Unconstrained Fixed Income.
In this role, de Alessi focuses on local fixed income across emerging markets. She is responsible for investment decisions related to emerging market interest rates, currencies and global macro-economic factors, covering BMO's absolute return fixed income strategies.
De Alessi is an emerging market fixed income specialist, with over 15 years of experience covering the asset class. Prior to joining BMO Global Asset Management, she analysed emerging market local fixed income strategies at BNP Paribas Asset Management, was a macro strategist for Moore Capital Management and began her career at the Bank of England as an economist.