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Neha Aurora, CAIA - Senior Investment Analyst
Neha is an experienced investment professional who brings a diverse set of skills to Alpha Strategies in the area of research and due diligence. Neha is responsible for sourcing, due diligence and analysis of hedge funds and traditional investment managers, as well as providing client education on alternative investments. She also assists our clients with RFP writing, strategic marketing, messaging and development of marketing materials.
In addition to her role at Alpha Strategies, Ms. Aurora is an Investment Consultant at Ascending Solutions providing services to third party marketers, industry consultants, investment advisors, and institutional investors. Her services included investment due diligence, marketing analysis, and client service advisory. Prior to her role at Ascending Solutions, she worked at Meketa Investment Group, a $250 billion pension consultant. Ms. Aurora worked directly with clients as well as in investment manager research, leading the firm's research on hedged strategies. This responsibility included hedged strategy portfolio construction as well as sourcing, due diligence, and analysis of hedge funds and hedge fund of funds. Prior to joining Meketa, she worked at Pacific Alternative Asset Management, fund of hedge funds, as a marketing specialist. While at PAAMCO, she was primarily responsible for product research and analysis. Previously she was a manager at myCFO an ultra-high net worth wealth management firm, directing manager research for all traditional global equity and fixed income strategies. She started her career as an equity analyst at Franklin Templeton, covering the banking sector.
Ms. Aurora received her undergraduate degree in Economics from University of California, San Diego in 1998. Ms. Aurora holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation and is a member of the CAIA Association.