Svetlana Klimova is a Senior Associate focused on Loan Operations and Treasury at Lafayette Square. Svetlana brings over twelve years of trade operations experience across the Hedge Fund and Asset Management industries. Prior to joining Lafayette, Svetlana was a Portfolio Operations Associate and a Project Lead at First Eagle Investment Management, where she focused on trade lifecycle events, collateral movements, corporate actions, and improving day-to-day operations processes across a variety of financial instruments. Before joining First Eagle, Svetlana was a Rotational Analyst at Highbridge Capital Management working in OTC Derivatives, Futures, and Prime Brokerage teams covering equity, fixed income, OTC, listed, and exotic financial products.
Originally from Russia, Svetlana received an MBA in Technology and Entrepreneurship from New York University, Stern School of Business, and a BS, cum laude, in Business Management and Finance from CUNY, Brooklyn College.