Giovanni D'AlesioHead of Research – Alternative Investment Solutions at GAM Investments
Giovanni D’Alesio is head of research for its Alternative Investment Solutions business. Based in London, Giovanni will be responsible for leading GAM’s external fund manager research team and managing portfolios that combine external managers and other investment exposures, including betas, factors and alternative risk premia. The team employs a disciplined and risk-focused process to identify and combine talented managers across asset classes and investment styles, blending high-conviction qualitative views with proprietary quantitative modelling tools.
Giovanni was formerly a partner and head of investment origination at Capital Generation Partners, where he led a team focused exclusively on sourcing and monitoring active investment opportunities across equity, fixed income, hedge funds and real assets for the multi-billion dollar business. Prior to that, he spent eight years at Italian fund of hedge funds Unifortune Asset Management, most recently as head of research, where he was responsible for all research and due diligence on hedge funds across a wide spectrum of strategies. He was also a member of the firm’s investment committee.
Giovanni holds an MSc in Economics from Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi and a Masters in Finance from London Business School.