Claire Smith is an Alternatives Director at Schroders based in Sydney. Claire is responsible for working with clients to determine how private assets may help them meet their investment goals.
Claire joined Schroders in 2017 as an Investment Director for the infrastructure financing business based in London. There she was responsible for global fundraising for the infrastructure debt platform and successfully raised capital from Europe, Asia and the UK for pooled funds, mandates and private asset solutions across investment grade and sub-investment grade debt.
Prior to Schroders Claire was an Associate Director for Macquarie’s Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions team (MIDIS) which involved raising, structuring and managing commitments for infrastructure lending. Prior to MIDIS, Claire held a number of fund management, structured product and structured finance roles within Macquarie.
Claire holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Macquarie University.