Alona holds a masters degree in world economics from Plekhanov Academy of Economics in Moscow, as well as a masters degree in human resources management from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. She became STEP accredited in 2013.
She joined Summit in 2008 as a member of the family office team, the team that is focused on larger, more complex structures, and since that time gained a wealth of experience in administration and management of trusts and companies that own investment portfolios, as well as more ‘exotic’ assets, such as residential and commercial real estate, private jets and yachts, art collections and private equity investments. Alona now heads one of Summit’s administration teams. In 2017, Alona won the Trustee of the Year award at the Citywealth Future Leaders Awards in London.
Alona speaks English, Russian and French.