As an expert in the delivery of innovative structured solutions for clients in Emerging Markets, Victoria brings a deep knowledge of project and infrastructure finance, together with Emerging Markets investment and risk management to the ImpactA Global management team.
Previously a Managing Director in JP Morgan’s London Emerging Markets trading and syndication teams, she has over 30 years of experience in structured and bespoke investment in Latin America, the Caribbean, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Africa and South East Asia. Her focus on infrastructure and complex finance in frontier and emerging markets has developed from her background providing funding solutions for sovereigns, corporates and banks through multiple economic and market cycles. In her previous role heading JP Morgan’s Global Emerging Market Corporate Research, Victoria was consistently ranked as the no 1 analyst for EM corporate and bank risk and for her model portfolio construction.
She was widely recognised as the leading industry analyst specialised in identifying early stage systemic risk in Emerging Market financial sectors. She also performed portfolio management and senior risk advisory roles for JP Morgan. Prior to joining JP Morgan Victoria spent five years in Emerging Markets fixed income research at UBS and was an Economist and Banking Supervisor at the Bank of England. Latterly she was an advisor at Delphos International, where she specialised in identifying funding partners for EM infrastructure projects.
Victoria is on the advisory board of Exagon Impact, a specialist Latin America private equity infrastructure fund, and also on the advisory board of Sureco and Partners, a specialist sustainable finance advisor. She spent five years as the EBRD’s nominee director on the board of AccessBank Azerbaijan. She holds a degree in Economics and Spanish from Durham University.