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Elisa Mazen

Managing Director, Head of Global Growth, Portfolio Manager
35 Years experience
12 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 35 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.


  • 35 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


  • Gauging Secular Growth Trends in Global Markets
    PMs Elisa Mazen and Pawel Wroblewski discuss disruption in tech and other sectors, China risks and global stimulus efforts.
  • International Growth Strategy
    2Q20 Commentary: Stay-at-home orders have accelerated secular growth trends where the portfolio is well-exposed.
  • International Growth EAFE Strategy
    2Q20 Commentary: We expect an uneven global recovery, with more innovative areas seeing a faster rebound while economically sensitive sectors take longer to come back.
  • International Growth ADR Strategy
    2Q20 Commentary: We actively repositioned the portfolio, taking profits in strong performers and increasing exposure to technology and renewable energy.
  • Global Growth Strategy
    2Q20 Commentary: We repositioned the portfolio by increasing our non-U.S. software exposure while trimming weights in consumer staples and financials.