Ivelina Green is the Founder and CIO of Pearlstone Alternative, a London-based credit asset manager focused on special situations and distressed investing. Pearlstone seeks idiosyncratic opportunities with high execution complexity in companies which come under cyclical and structural pressure. Prior to launching Pearlstone, Ivelina was a Partner at CQS, where she headed the Global Special Situations Group. In this capacity, Ivelina was a senior portfolio manager and built a global team of dedicated special situations analysts based in London, New York and Hong Kong. Prior to CQS, Ivelina was a Head of European Distressed Trading and Investing at Goldman Sachs in London. She started her career at Goldman Sachs in 2004 in New York. Ivelina has been actively involved in various female leadership and mentoring initiatives seeking to promote women in finance throughout her career at Goldman Sachs and later at CQS and Pearlstone. She was named to the Hedge Fund Journal’s Leading Women in Hedge Funds in 2018. Ivelina was recently named to the HFJ’s Global Report of Leading Portfolio Managers for 2021.