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Elisa Mazen

Managing Director, Head of Global Growth, Portfolio Manager
36 Years experience
13 Years at ClearBridge

"Our approach to identifying potential investments is structured, systematic and objective."

Elisa is the head of ClearBridge's Global Growth Equity investment team and co-manages numerous global and international growth strategies. Elisa is responsible for covering the consumer sector for our international and global growth portfolios. She has 36 years of investment industry experience.

Elisa joined ClearBridge from predecessor firm Global Currents Investment Management, which was founded in 2008 by a group of portfolio managers from Brandywine Global Investment Management. Prior to joining Global Currents, Elisa was a Managing Director and Head of the International and Global Equity Investments Group at Oppenheimer Capital, a division of Allianz Global Investors. In addition, Elisa was Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager for the Central European Value Fund and had responsibility for a number of other funds at the firm. Prior to Oppenheimer, she was a portfolio manager at Clemente Capital where she managed assets for public pension funds. Elisa began her career at Mitchell Hutchins Asset Management, now a subsidiary of UBS, in the High Yield investment area.

Elisa received her BA in Economics and Finance from Douglass College, Rutgers University and serves as a member of the Douglass College Investment Committee.


  • 36 years of investment industry experience
  • Joined a predecessor firm in 2008
  • Allianz Global Investors - Portfolio Manager and Head of International and Global Equity Investments Group, Oppenheimer Capital division
  • Clemente Capital - Portfolio Manager
  • Mitchell Hutchins Asset Management - Vice President
  • BA in Economics and Finance from Rutgers University


  • Fiscal Agenda Supportive of Non-U.S. Equities
    International Growth ACWI ex-US 2Q21: Rotating equity leadership creates short-term headwinds that should ultimately lead to attractive long-term performance for international growth stocks
  • Gaining Ground in a Rotating Market
    International Growth EAFE 2Q21: Recent outperformance has been broad-based, led by more defensive, secular growers with other areas also contributing.
  • Finding Growth in New Places
    International Growth ADR 2Q21: Our valuation approach to growth helped identify attractive opportunities in banks and energy, two areas we had previously avoided.
  • Technology Makes a Comeback
    Global Growth 2Q21: Recent Strategy performance has been broad-based, led by secular growth companies as well as rebounding emerging growth names.
  • Balancing Cyclicality with Secular Growth Trends
    International Growth ACWI ex-US 1Q21: A value rotation and sharp rise in yields weighed on emerging growth names.