Professional Staff

Alison Adams, PhD

Consulting Team

Alison joined RVK in 2015 as an Associate Consultant and is located in our Portland office. She assists lead consultants on managing client relationships across multiple client types, including public pension plans, defined contribution plans, and insurance companies. She also works closely with consulting teams on a variety of projects including asset allocation and manager structure analyses, client portfolio transitions, and client education presentations.

Alison earned a Ph.D. from Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Science. She has over 10 years of analyst experience focused on emerging market equities, bonds, currencies, and commodities. Alison is the Founder and Director of Alison Adams Research LLC. She previously worked for the Fidelity Management and Research Company as an Analyst for Emerging Markets Policy Risk for fixed income and equities. Alison was also a Case Researcher at the Harvard Business School of Management.