Principal, Analyst & Portfolio Manager
Isabel Satra is a principal at Kopernik Global Investors. She is an analyst covering the transportation and utilities sectors and co-portfolio manager of the Kopernik Global Unconstrained and Kopernik Global Real Asset strategies. Previously, Isabel was a portfolio manager and analyst at Vinik Asset Management. Prior to that she was a managing director at Tradewinds Global Investors, LLC, a $38 billion (at February 2012) investment firm. At Tradewinds, she was a portfolio manager and a transportation and water analyst, and an assistant portfolio manager at predecessor firm, NWQ Investment Management. Isabel spent two years as an independent consultant providing research and analysis services for financial advisory firms. Previous to that, Isabel was the manager of operations at Ceramic Solutions, a successful engineering firm that sources specialized coatings for aircraft and military applications. She began her career with twelve years as a ceramic engineer with Rocketdyne, a global leader in the design and production of rocket engines.
Isabel earned her bachelor of science in engineering from Rutgers University. She received her MBA from University of California, Irvine.