Damien Elias
BSc (Psychol.) (Hons), MCom, University of New South Wales

Damien joined Grant Samuel in 2003 and has over 20 years’ investment banking experience. Damien is CEO of Grant Samuel and Co-Head of the Real Assets advisory team, as well as providing general M&A and strategic advice.

Damien has advised on a wide range of corporate advisory transactions spanning public and private company M&A, strategic/commercial advice, capital raisings and valuation. Damien has broad industry experience including infrastructure, renewable energy, property, financial services, general industrials, media/advertising and leisure/entertainment.

Prior to joining Grant Samuel, Damien worked with global management consultancy AT Kearney on strategy, operations and commercial due diligence assignments across the media, telecommunications, retail, IT and financial services sectors. He was also a Director of Gersh Investment Partners, a boutique property investment banking business.