Elaine Prior

Elaine recently retired from Citi Research Sydney where she was a Managing Director covering ESG and Sustainability research for Citi’s fund manager and superannuation fund clients. An award-winning “ESG pioneer”, she researched sustainability issues on ASX listed companies to help clients assess valuation impacts or risks, or to engage with companies to encourage risk mitigation or broader positive change.  With Elaine at the helm, Citi was awarded “Best Broking Firm” title by ESG Research Australia every year for eight years between 2009 and 2016.

Elaine held roles in investment research and funds management for 20 years prior to joining Citi in 2007, primarily focused on the resources sector, and was the top-rated BHP analyst in the Australian market for several years.

Elaine has degrees in Chemistry, Petroleum Engineering and Antarctic Studies and, before working in the markets, had been an oil industry engineer in the UK North Sea and Australia and worked on environmental projects for Antarctic and Arctic tourism.