Joe Palombo


Practice Lead, Investor Services

Joe leads Global Counsel’s investor services practice. He has over 13 years of public- and private-sector experience. As a US diplomat, he advised policymakers and investors on economic and commercial affairs during postings in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Prior to diplomacy, he worked in investor relations and product development for two London-based asset management firms. Joe speaks Spanish, Portuguese and basic Mandarin.  

At Global Counsel, Joe helps private equity funds, hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and family offices understand political, economic, and regulatory risks and opportunities affecting assets they are looking to buy or sell. He specialises in international transactions and the nuances of investing in emerging and frontier markets.