Ms. Fermelia is the chief operating officer and chief compliance officer of Causeway. Ms. Fermelia is a member of Causeway’s operating committee. She joined the firm in June 2001. She manages operations, compliance, trading, and other administrative functions for Causeway.
From 1997 to May 2001, Ms. Fermelia was the business manager for the International and Global Value Equity Team of the Hotchkis and Wiley division of Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (HW-MLIM). Ms. Fermelia managed the trading, marketing, client service, and administrative functions of the team. From 1994 to 1997, she was the compliance officer of Hotchkis and Wiley. During this time, she monitored compliance with client investment guidelines, applicable laws, rules and regulations, proxy guidelines, and personal securities trading. From 1985 to 1994, Ms. Fermelia was a senior manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Investment Company Practice.