Senior Portfolio Advisor
As a Senior Portfolio Advisor, Melissa is part of the Portfolio Advisory team in the Americas responsible for alternative investment programs, including portfolio construction, risk management and manager evaluation. She supports investment processes, manager sourcing and selection, portfolio analysis and implementation, as well as governance management and reporting. Melissa teaches and helped to design ILPA’s “Real Assets for the Limited Partner”, a one day, deep-dive seminar offered to ILPA members.
Prior to joining Aksia in 2021, Melissa was at Aquiline Capital Partners, where she was responsible for the firm’s investor relations efforts. Before that she was a Vice President in the Infrastructure Investments Group at JP Morgan Asset Management, where she primarily focused on investor relations. Melissa was also an Associate at Lexington Partners L.P. and started her career at Stepstone Group L.P.
Melissa graduated cum laude from Brandeis University with a BA in Economics and holds an MA in International Economics and Finance from Brandeis International Business School.