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Alla Bashenko

Non Executive Director

An experienced financial services professional with expertise across full spectrum of asset classes and financial products, securities, risk / compliance, regulation, commodities and global markets. Alla has a particular interest in investment, technological evolution, cybersecurity and digital transformation, and holds a range of non-executive and advisory roles. She has operated in large, complex organisations, and had spent the majority of her career in senior level roles at Goldman Sachs followed by Nomura International. Alla’s international work experience covers EMEA, North and South America, Asia including Japan and emerging markets. She is now developing a NED portfolio, and is particularly suited for Risk Committee work. Alla is a Non Executive Director of fintech Traydstream, Trustee and Chair of Finance, Audit & Risk Committee at Montessori St Nicholas Charity, Investment and Audit & Risk Committees Member at Parkinson’s UK Charity, and advises a global tech VC fund and a city strategic and operational consultancy.


  • FTSE 350 company
  • Large (200+ employees) organisation – unlisted
  • Not-for-profit organisation Small (200+ employees)
  • Banking
  • Capital Markets
  • Financial Services
  • Investment Banking/Venture
  • Investment Management
  • Mining & Metals
  • Professional Training
  • Program Development
  • Sales
  • Venture Capital
  • Writing & Editing
  • Governance
  • Banking
  • Business Acumen
  • Change Management
  • Communication
  • Diversity
  • Finance & Investments
  • Marketing
  • Risk
  • Senior Leadership
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Other


  • Non Executive
  • Committee Chair
  • Committee Member
  • Executive Director

Board or Committee Experience

Title Sub Committee Company Name Industry
Member of the Boardu2019s Investment Committee and Audit & Risk CommitteeParkinsonu2019s UK CharityPharma/healthcare
Trustee and Chair of Audit & Risk CommitteeMontessori St Nicholas CharityEducation
Senior AdvisorGauss VenturesVenture Capital
Senior AdvisorLevrara Consulting GroupStrategic and Operational Consulting
Senior Consultant - Head of StrategyGrant ThorntonBusiness Risk Services and Advisory

Executive Career Summary

Title Company Name Industry
Senior Consultant - Head of Strategy, Business Risk ServicesGrant Thornton (London)Consulting
Head of Network Financial Institutions Coverage, Investment Banking and Global MarketsNomura International (London)Finance
Global Chair, Global Markets Regulatory Response TaskforceNomura International (London)Finance, Regulatory
Cross-Divisional Head of Russia/CISNomura International (London)Finance, Emerging Markets
Cross-Asset Class & Cross Product Head of Russia/CIS Origination and SalesGoldman Sachs (London, Moscow)Finance, Emerging Markets
Head of Latin American Commodities BusinessGoldman Sachs (New York)Finance, Commodities, Emerging Markets
Structured Commodities Solutions, - client coverage in North/South America, Europe, AustralAsiaGoldman Sachs (New York, Sydney, London)Finance, Commodities}