Sasha Jensen is Founder and CEO of Jensen Partners, where she leads a team of senior recruitment specialists and data scientists. Jensen Partners is dedicated exclusively to the sourcing, recruitment and placement of capital raising professionals for leading alternative investment firms. Sasha works directly with CEOs, CIOs and CMOs to help build out specialized distribution teams for her clients, leveraging her firm’s proprietary 360° Investor Referencing™ Methodology to achieve qualitative and quantitative insights about each candidate’s asset-raising capabilities and investor relationships.
Previously, Sasha was the Director of Alternative Asset Management Recruiting for The Gerson Group in New York and London, where she specialized in placing marketing teams for hedge funds and investment banking platforms. Prior to joining Gerson, Sasha was Global Head of Fund Distribution for Kinsey Allen International, and preceding Kinsey Allen she was a Senior Asset Raising Recruiter for Rice and Dore. Sasha started her career as an investigative journalist on Fleet Street, and worked as Head of Investigations on the Saturday Star and Sunday Independent in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Sasha graduated with an upper class double-honors degree in Philosophy and Literature from the University of Warwick, and she holds a BACP-accredited diploma, specific to recruitment, in Counselling and Counselling Skills. Sasha previously sat on the Board of High Water Women, a hedge fund children’s charity, and is a frequent speaker at alternative investment industry events hosted by organizations such as HFM, Private Equity International, SuperReturn and more.