Alison Graham is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Voltan Capital Management. She serves as the manager of the flagship fund, determining the fund's overall investment themes and country allocations. Ms. Graham has over seventeen years experience in emerging markets finance as a portfolio manager, equity analyst and corporate advisor.
Throughout her career, she has specialised in frontier and early-stage markets, following their development into mainstream emerging markets. In 1995, Ms. Graham joined Caspian Securities, an investment bank dedicated to emerging markets, as a senior equity analyst for Latin America. In 1998, Ms. Graham relocated to Moscow, Russia to join United Financial Group as a senior analyst focusing on Russian equities. Since 2000, she has managed assets and served as a financial advisor to a variety of firms with interests in frontier countries. She spends much of her time conducting on-site company visits in the frontiers and is skilled at trading in low-liquidity environments. Ms. Graham holds a master's degree from the University of California at Berkeley, is a Chartered Financial Analyst and is fluent in six languages.