Alejo is Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Emerging Markets Americas for UBS Global Wealth Management, based in New York. In this capacity, Alejo leads a team of analysts focusing on emerging markets macroeconomics and the development of investment ideas in these markets, influencing the allocation of billions of dollars of the firm's assets under management.
He is a member of the UBS CIO Americas Management Forum and the Wealth Management Latin America Management Forum.
Alejo helps shape the policy debate impacting emerging markets through his involvement with leading global think tanks. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Wilson Center’s Latin America Program and has been named Millennium Leadership Fellow by the Atlantic Council.
Alejo earned a PhD in economics from Columbia University. He also holds degrees in economics and finance from Tilburg University and Universidad del CEMA.
He is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs, where he teaches a course on emerging markets.