Ali joined Long Ridge Partners as a Managing Director focused on the coverage of mid-sized Alternative Investment Managers. She specializes in the placement of Investment Analysts, Portfolio Managers and Senior IR / BD professionals across investment disciplines. Prior to joining the world of recruitment in 2006, Ali worked within the financial services industry for over a decade. Her experience spans investment banking/advisory, fund derivatives, and merchant banking. She is also a trained chef and has worked in restaurants across Italy. Ali graduated summa cum laude from NYU Stern with a BS in Finance and Economics.