Giulia Pellegrini

Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Emerging Markets Debt
Allianz Global Investors

Giulia Pellegrini


Giulia Pellegrini is a Senior Portfolio Manager for Emerging Markets Debt at AllianzGI, where she focuses on EM sovereign debt strategies and sustainable investing. She is also an adviser to the London Stock Exchange as part of its Sustainable Bond Market Advisory Group. Prior to joining AllianzGI in 2020, she was Head of Sustainable EM Debt Investing at BlackRock since 2015. Ms Pellegrini was previously Chief Economist for Sub-Saharan Africa in J.P. Morgan’s Emerging Market Research team in London and in Johannesburg and an Economist at the World Bank in the Africa Finance and Private Sector Development Department in Washington D.C. She started her career as an Economist at the Debt Management Office of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Abuja. Giulia holds master degrees in Development Economics and in Econometrics from the University of Oxford, St Antony’s College and from Birkbeck College as well as a BSc in Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies – University of London. She is also a Trustee on the board of the Peaceful Change Initiative, an NGO focused on conflict resolution and long-term peacebuilding in some of the world’s most challenging conflict areas.

Speaker at these events:

ESG & Capital Markets Africa 2021 - Virtual

ESG & Capital Markets Africa 2020 - Virtual Conference

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk 24 2020

ESG & Capital Markets Summit London 2020

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa 2019