Alex Stanley

Research Analyst, Solutions

Alex Stanley joined Ardea in July 2020 as a research analyst. Alex helps clients to solve investment problems with research and to understand Ardea’s unique relative value investment strategy.

Alex has 10 years of experience in financial markets research. Prior to Ardea, Alex was a Senior Interest Rate Strategist at National Australia Bank in Sydney and a Fixed Income Strategist at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in Sydney and London. His research focused on high grade bond and interest rate derivative relative value analysis, strategic and tactical trade recommendations and broader fixed income and macroeconomic themes. Alex has contributed to strong research rankings in industry polls. He has supported a wide range of clients, including fixed income fund managers, hedge funds, central banks, corporate borrowers and bank balance sheets.

Prior to working in markets research, Alex spent two years at Suncorp Bank, focusing mostly on treasury balance sheet management.

Alex has a degree in Finance with first class honours from Queensland University of Technology.