Aline is Head Commodities Portfolio Manager at Pala; which includes managing the absolute returns on both the physical commodities and derivatives investments. Aline also leads the risk management modelling efforts at Pala.
Aline has fourteen years of experience in portfolio management, equities, derivatives and rates trading, deep dive fundamental research, risk analysis, syndicated finance, debt restructuring, private and equity capital markets.
Prior to joining Pala in 2011, Aline worked at the World Bank -IFC where she managed a portfolio of investments in the manufacturing sector and executed several syndicated loan transactions.
Before this, Aline was part of the ABN AMRO Equity Capital Markets team, where she executed a number of IPOs. Prior to joining the ECM team at ABN AMRO, Aline worked on the treasury department as interest rates trader and liquidity risk modeler.
Aline began her career at the Louis Dreyfus Group in Brazil, where she worked as an economist responsible for estimating commodities’ demand and modelling hedging risk.
Aline holds BSc in economics, a MS in Finance and Risk Management and a MBA from the IE Business School, graduated with honors.