Elisabeth Colleran is a vice president of Loomis, Sayles & Company and portfolio manager for emerging markets debt portfolios, focusing on investment strategy, portfolio construction and risk management. Since 2012, she has been a senior EM credit strategist, identifying and implementing themes in the EMD product suite. Elisabeth joined Loomis Sayles in 2003 as a senior credit analyst, following the telecom sector on a global basis, with a specialized focus on emerging market corporates in Asia. She started her career at DRI/McGraw Hill (now Global Insight), where she applied analytical tools to a wide set of customer issues including competitor analysis, demand forecasting, pricing strategy and asset valuation. Elisabeth has also served as an investment officer for Sun Capital and fixed income research analyst at Back Bay Advisors. She earned a BA in Economics from the University of Rochester and an MBA from the University of New Hampshire.