Alla Bashenko

 Member of the Investment Committee

Alla is an international financial industry professional with 20 years of experience in investment banking and consulting. She is currently interested in establishing a small well rounded portfolio of non executive directorships/Trustee/Committee positions, which would leverage her highly diverse international business background and extensive global network. She had spent the majority of her career at Goldman Sachs, followed by Nomura International and Grant Thornton, encompassing a number of senior roles building and running successful origination and execution businesses across full range of asset classes, products and industries spanning sales and trading, structured solutions, capital markets, investment banking and asset management. Additionally, Alla is an experienced change management agent with strong reputation for having delivered tactical and strategic business optimisation and transformation projects in rapidly evolving regulatory and market structure environment. Alla’s International experience covers North and South America, Europe, Australia, Asia, and Emerging Markets, where she had worked with full spectrum of clients and partners developing a profoundly varied global network across numerous economic sectors. Alla is currently advising various organisations and is a co-founder of innovative financial consultancy Levrara Consulting Group, focused on helping businesses grow, prosper and comply through global economic and regulatory landscape changes. She is an avid supporter of healthcare charities, and is a Member of the Board’s Investment Committee at Parkinson’s UK. Alla is also passionate about social impact investment, global digitisation and emerging crypto economy. Alla holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees with Honours from Brown University in the USA, and currently intends to pursue an additional Executive Master’s degree in Cyber Security, also at Brown. Alla speaks a number of languages, and is a published author of poetry and literary translation.


  • 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


  • Committee Member
  • Executive Director

Board or Committee Experience

Title Sub Committee Company Name Industry
Member of the Boardu2019s Investment CommitteeParkinsonu2019s UKHealthcare

Executive Career Summary

Title Company Name Industry
Senior Adviser and Co-founderLevrara Consulting Group (London)Consulting, Finance
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
Chairwoman, 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
Senior Structured Commodities Origination, Structuring and Sales - client coverage in North/South America, Europe, AustralAsiaGoldman Sachs (New York, Sydney, London)Finance, Commodities}