Giulia Pellegrini is a Portfolio Manager, Head of EMD Sustainable Investing, and Deputy Head of EM Economic Research for the Fundamental Emerging Markets Debt team within BlackRock's Global Fixed Income group. Giulia focuses on EM sovereign debt strategies with a special focus on Frontier Markets.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2015, Giulia was Chief Economist for Sub-Saharan Africa in J.P.Morgan's Emerging Market Research team in London and in Johannesburg from 2010 to 2015. Before that, Giulia was an Economist on the Junior Professional Associate (JPA) program of the World Bank, in the Africa Finance and Private Sector Development Department in Washington D.C. Giulia started her career as an Economist in the Policy & Strategy Division of the Debt Management Office of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Giulia holds master degrees in Development Economics and in Econometrics from the University of Oxford, St Antony's College, and Birkbeck College, respectively, and a BSc in Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies - University of London.