Alessandra Poles is responsible for volatility and fixed income strategy research within the Alternative Investment Strategies team at Aberdeen Standard Investments. Alessandra is instrumental in monitoring and investing in volatility hedge fund strategies for the ASI team. Alessandra joined Aberdeen Standard Investments in 2012. She was previously a hedge fund research analyst at Tarchon Capital Management and an analyst in prime brokerage sales at Goldman Sachs International in London. Alessandra graduated with an M.Sc. in Global Management and Markets form the Freie Universitaet Bozen / Libera Università di Bolzano.