Pela is portfolio manager of the AXA Investplus Alternative Defensive fund, and deputy portfolio manager on the Belgian range of funds. She is also the sector lead on absolute return alternative funds and local and hard currency emerging market debt.
Prior to joining Architas, Pela spent 6.5 years at Tilney Investment Management (previously Towry Investment Management) in London, covering a range of absolute return and long only strategies and advising on a substantial absolute return allocation. Prior to this she spent 5 years covering a range of hedge fund strategies in offshore format.
Pela has a D.Phil. degree in Classics from the University of Oxford. She holds the Securities and Investment Institute Certificate in Investment Management and is a CFA Charterholder.