Ellecia Saffron has been a long only listed equity Portfolio manager at a Gulf Sovereign Company for the past 8 years managing Australian, Asian and Global Materials investment mandates.
Prior to her current role, Ellecia spent 4 years as an equity research analyst at Macquarie Bank in Sydney Australia covering Consumer stocks.
Ellecia completed an undergraduate degree in International Business and Investment Management at University of Technology, Sydney and in 2010 an MBA with University of Wales, United Kingdom.
Her dissertation, which received honours was on; Company board and Executive team diversity. Ellecia explored measuring the difference in performance of listed Australian companies to see if those that had more diverse boards and executive teams performed better over time. And they did.
Ellecia strongly believes in community, nominated by her school for young Australian of the year for her community service work. Outside of work she chairs the non-profit Australia Business Group, UAE. She has recently been asked to join the board of US based Alignment of interests Association http://www.altaoi.org/
and is a member and supporter of Women on Boards Australia http://www.womenonboards.org.au/