Belinda Smith is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Eticore, a company she founded in 2016 to realise her passion for embracing diversity, inclusion, and the entrepreneurial spirit.
She has held a variety of senior roles within debt capital markets in Australia, the UK and Japan. Belinda was most recently General Manager, Management Services at Perpetual. Prior to joining Perpetual in 2014, Belinda was a Director at Resimac, managing acquisitions and working with the Capital Markets team to secure funding via warehouses, term securitisations, and direct investments. From 2010 to 2014, Belinda was also a Director at Australia Ratings.
Belinda was a Senior Director at Standard & Poor's for nine years and managed a team of credit analysts across the Asia Pacific region, assigning credit ratings to structured debt products, including RMBS, ABS, CMBS, ABCP, CDOs and infrastructure debt.
Belinda’s infrastructure experience expanded during her time with Essential Energy, where she focused on the sale of its retail electricity business to Origin Energy, and in the early ‘90s Belinda worked as a currency options analyst at Macquarie Bank. Throughout her career, Belinda has also undertaken a variety of roles working on bespoke securitisation projects for the ASF, fund managers, issuers and insurance companies.
Belinda is Deputy Chair of the Australian Securitisation Forum, Chair of the Women in Securitisation Subcommittee, and has been a member of the Industry & Markets Subcommittee for over 12 years.
Belinda can be contacted at email@example.com.