Maria Flaherty, Client Relationship Manager, Russell Investments
BCA, Victoria University
Maria is a Client Relationship Manager and is responsible for managing all aspects of key client accounts. This includes providing portfolio reviews, portfolio rebalancing, and other service requirements to New Zealand institutional clients. Maria also specialises in providing operational and transactional assistance for client transitions.
Maria has extensive experience in the preparation of institutional client reports, since starting at Russell Investments, as a Performance Analyst in October 2000. This role required an excellent eye for detail and the ability to deliver detailed client performance reports in accordance with tight monthly and quarterly deadlines.
Prior to joining Russell Investments, Maria worked for Guardian Trust in a Marketing role preparing advertising, promotional material, sales literature and organizing client and promotional functions.
Maria began her career in the funds management industry with AMP Capital where she worked for four years as a Client Reporting Administrator. In this role she had sole responsibility for the compilation of financial and management information reports for key institutional clients. In addition, Maria worked on overseeing a number of internal projects to customise and enhance AMP’s investment database.
Maria has also been on the Management Committee of Women in Super (WiS), New Zealand since 2016.
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