Meredith A. Jones is an internationally-recognized researcher, writer, blogger speaker and expert in the alternative investment industry and the author of Women of The Street: Why Female Money Managers Generate Higher Returns (And How You Can Too), which won an Axiom Award gold medal in 2016. She was also named as an Inc. magazine’s “17 Inspiring Women To Watch in 2017.”
Over the past 19 years, Meredith has presented her original research and insights to industry participants around the world. She is a frequent speaker on the international conference circuit and has had her findings published in books and major media outlets, including the Economist, the New York Times, CNBC, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the Journal of Investing, and others.
She began her alternative investment career at Van Hedge Fund Advisors International where she was Director of Research. She continued her research at PerTrac Financial Solutions and Barclays Capital, Inc., producing groundbreaking reports on emerging managers and diversity investing, before becoming Director of the Rothstein Kass Institute, an alternative investment think tank.
As founder of MJ Alternative Investment Research, Meredith continues to provide timely research, education and actionable insights to the alternative investment community, with a particular emphasis on gender and investing, emerging managers, diversity, and ESG/impact investing.