AltFi Data Appoints Louisa Pires as Head of Sales

Published on August 4, 2017

AltFi Data is delighted to announce the appointment of Louisa Pires to head up our sales and account management function with immediate effect.

Louisa has more than 30 years working in the top tier of global finance. She has Managing Director level experience at Merrill Lynch, Dresdner Bank, and UniCredit where she managed teams distributing structured credit, and other fixed income products, to institutional, banking and corporate investors. Louisa also has first hand buy side experience as a founding partner at NewSmith Asset Management where she took specific responsibility for the development of the credit business.

Louisa explained:

“In joining AltFi Data I see an exciting opportunity in a fast growing space. Institutions are attracted to the impressive returns available from tech enabled lending assets but need standardised and verified data to perform due diligence and monitor risks. I am looking forward to helping AltFi Data to further develop the products needed to solve this challenge.”

Rupert Taylor, CEO of AltFi Data, commented:

“Louisa has a remarkable network together with the expertise and experience to allow her to understand the needs of the institutional marketplace. We are very excited at the prospect
of her helping us to launch the upgraded version of AltFi Data Analytics which will go into beta testing next week.”


AltFi Data is the market-leading independent provider of performance verification for technology enabled capital. The company publishes indices and analytics which track the growth, returns, and risks, of marketplace lending across the UK, Europe and the USA. The company enables originators to provide the market with verified performance data. Meanwhile the company provides due diligence, analytics, monitoring and valuation services to investors and the wider market.