Alexandra Daly founded AA Advisors in 2007 and has been raising capital in the alternatives industry for the last 15 years.
Prior to launching her own firm, Alexandra worked at the Man Group where she cross-sold the firm’s multi-manager platforms, fund of funds businesses and investment services capabilities to European and UAE institutions, sovereign wealth funds, and family offices.
Before joining Man Group, Alexandra worked at J.P. Morgan in the derivatives products group covering European and Swiss insurance companies. Alexandra started her career at Morgan Stanley based in London as a member of the Fixed Income and Money Markets division. Alongside running AA Advisors Alexandra serves on an APPG group in parliament (Across Party Politics Group) concerning access to finance and women in enterprise.
Head of Distribution
Suzanne has over 17 years of experience in global institutional sales, capital raising and client management. She has specialized in alternatives strategies, including hedges funds, private equity and UCITs. Suzanne was Director of Marketing and Investor Relations for Sandell Asset Management Europe and more recently for USA based Global Sigma Group. She also managed client relationships and marketing at Jersey based Altis Partners Ltd. Suzanne’s capital raising is focused on institutional investors including Banks, Asset Managers, Wealth Managers, Consultants and Family Offices.
Raj recently left Citibank Asia where he was the Managing Director responsible for the FIG client Solutions business in APAC (ex-Japan) across life insurance cos, banks, pension funds, private equity firms and sovereign wealth funds having previously performed the same role in the UK. This role involved extensive engagement with CFOs and CIOs in the region at financial institutions to understand their key issues and propose cross-asset class solutions which included delivering alternative investments. Raj also spent time with insurance regulators in the Asia region discussing specific solutions targeted at addressing the issues arising from the evolving regulatory and accounting landscape and drawing on the experience in Europe
Raj has nearly thirty years of experience dealing with and advising financial institutions in both Europe and Asia on the broad agenda of risk & capital management, financing and investments into alternatives.
Prior to his eight years at Citi, Raj held similar senior client facing roles at Lehman Bros, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan. He is a UK qualified Chartered Accountant (with PWC) and holds a BA Hons in Economics from Manchester University.
Senior Private Markets Consultant
Madilean Coen began her 20 year career at Prudential Securities working in the futures and commodities division. As a portfolio and CTA analyst, she used evaluation tools to select, analyse and optimise multi-manager funds for high-net-worth clients, institutions and to create Managed Futures funds as well as funds of hedge funds. As a part of the Managed Futures division, she was responsible for helping grow the Managed Futures and alternative fund of funds business, eventually directing the global sales team from New York. In 2000, she joined Scudder Investments in London as Regional Sales Director for Europe and the Middle East to expand the distribution of their long-only equity and fixed income funds. Following the merger between Scudder Investments and Deutsche Bank, she became the Head of European Retail Distribution for Deutsche Asset Management. Since leaving Deustche Asset Management, she has held senior asset management positions including being the co-founder of Blacksquare Capital, a funds of hedge funds asset management firm which she later sold. Madilean has also held senior institutional positions as Head of Distribution, Asset Management for Jefferies International specialising in the distribution of UCITS funds to private banks, family offices and pension funds. Madilean currently focuses on private markets and direct investments.
Lily graduated with a BSc in Economics and Economic History from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She then went on to teach mathematics at secondary level, as part of the Teach First Leadership Development Programme, whilst working towards a PGCE in Mathematics Education from UCL. She has recently left teaching to pursue a career in the alternatives industry, and joins the investor relations team at AA Advisors. Her interests lie in alternative investments, and in particular, sustainable and impact investing.
Lucy is responsible for investor relations and runs project administration alongside interfacing with AA Advisors general partner clients.
Tilda is completing her English BA at UCL and plans to gain her Graduate Diploma in Law, post graduation. She is interning with the investor relations team at AA Advisors whilst she finishes her degree, in order to begin her path in the alternatives industry. Her interests include; the preservation of women in enterprise, fintech and ESG investment.
Public Policy - Internship
Sam has recently graduated from King's College London where he studied for a BA in English. He is currently interning at AA Advisors with a focus on public policy and diversity in the financial sector, as well as other aspects of ESG investment.