Violeta Kelly
BCom (Finance and Marketing), University of Sydney

Violeta joined Grant Samuel in 2022 and has over 18 years debt financing experience, specialising in domestic and international capital markets, and sustainability financing. She has worked with corporate clients across multiple industry sectors including consumer, healthcare, telecommunications, industrial, property and resources. Violeta has deep transactional experience covering public and private market issuance, event driven financings, liability management and ratings advisory.

Violeta has been involved in the sustainability finance market since its inception in 2011, having structured Australia’s first offshore corporate green bond in 2014. Violeta’s ESG finance advisory experience includes structuring and execution of green/social/sustainable and sustainability linked transactions.

Prior to joining Grant Samuel, Violeta was a Director at MUFG across debt capital markets and ESG finance, and prior to that at HSBC (debt capital markets) and Westpac (structured and asset finance). Violeta holds a Bachelors in Commerce (Finance and Marketing) from the University of Sydney.