Tracey Austin joined Palladium in 2015 to start up impact investing. She and her team of investment professionals are focused on building the impact investment proposition and investment pipeline from Palladium's existing aid project portfolio and positioning of Palladium amongst prospective co-investors.
Tracey draws upon a 15-year career centred in finance in emerging markets. Her various roles in investment banking (specifically natural resources and infrastructure), managing a portfolio of distressed assets for a hedge fund and running a fund-of-funds Fund for DFID while at CDC Group, equip her with the core investment fundamentals and an understanding of business operations across many countries and sectors.
Tracey holds a BCom (Hons) from the University of Johannesburg and is a designee of ACMA (CIMA UK).