Ms. Elizabeth R. Morrissey is Managing Partner at Kleiman International Consultants, Inc., which she co-founded in 1987. The firm provides independent monitoring and analysis of worldwide banking and securities markets, with an emphasis on the emerging economies of Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia/Pacific Rim, Southern and Central Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. The group’s clients include international banks, securities firms, brokerages, fund managers, pension funds, corporations, private investors, and multilateral organizations worldwide. Kleiman provides market and instrument comparisons, and counsels clients on risk and opportunity associated with portfolio and direct investment, and trading and credit activity.
Through its wide range of public and private sector sources, the firm assists investors and executives in identifying and assessing financial services and investment opportunities and vehicles, and tracking macro-economic and policy developments through regular coverage of more than 75 markets. The group also provides regular training and technical assistance in financial sector development in emerging economies worldwide for multilateral and bilateral development agencies.
Ms. Morrissey regularly speaks at international conferences and seminars, has contributed to several published World Bank studies, and is editor of the firm’s publications, including its regular surveys of investment trends in emerging markets. Prior to founding the firm, she worked for international consulting firms in New York and a research group in Washington.
Ms. Morrissey is a cum laude graduate of Mount Holyoke College and holds an advanced degree from New York University. She is an active member of the National Association of Women Business Owners and the University Club of Washington, DC. Ms. Morrissey is listed in Who’s Who in Finance and Industry.