As we navigate the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the fixed-income market, we have launched a weekly video to highlight the latest industry insights from our credit analysts.
This week Audra Delport, Deputy Head of Credit Research, and Ilana Elbim, Senior Credit Analyst, provide their insights on oil, energy and autos.
Hit play and explore the credit team’s industry insights.
CFA, Head of Corporate Credit Research
Audra joined the international business of Federated Hermes in 2015 as a senior credit analyst. She became Deputy Head of Credit Research in March 2019 and, subsequently, Head of Corporate Credit Research in June 2021. Audra is responsible for analysis and idea generation of the energy and technology sectors. Prior to this, she was an analyst at CDP Capital, a New York-based hedge fund that is a subsidiary of Canada-based La Caisse. Before making the move to the buy side, Audra worked at Barclays Capital in New York, where she was an assistant vice president in credit research. Audra graduated with a BA from the University of Pennsylvania with a double major in Economics and International Relations (honours) and is a CFA charterholder.
Covid-19 has resulted in a paradigm shift: it has thrown into sharp focus the need for resilient healthcare systems and supply chains, while also highlighting the climate change crisis and workers’ rights issues.