Speaker details

IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Speaker information

Ellen Kratzer


Ellen Kratzer, Managing Director at Fiduciary Trust International in New York City, works with individuals, families and their advisors, providing wealth management and planning solutions to U.S. and international clients. Ellen is currently serving on the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners “STEP” Worldwide Council; she previously served as chair of STEP New York and chair of STEP USA. Ellen is a member of the Private Client Tax Committee of the International Bar Association and of the Estate Planning Council of NYC. She is a member of the International Women’s Forum. An active community volunteer, Ellen is a past president of the New York Junior League, an organization dedicated to improving communities and training women for civic leadership. She also served as president of the Association of Junior Leagues International, comprising 150,000 women volunteers in 295 Junior Leagues in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and the U.K. Ellen is a former chair of the USA Board of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and of the Council for Canadian-American Relations. She is a member of the Princeton University Planned Giving Advisory Committee and is the founder of the Orange & Black Ball, a Princeton event in NYC. Ellen earned an A.B. in Comparative Literature from Princeton and an MBA from New York University. Her graduate work included studies at Vienna University of Economics in Austria. Ellen received the Wall Street Women of Excellence award in 2013; the National Council of Jewish Women-NYC Women Who Dared award in 2014;  the New York Business Journal Women of Influence award in 2018; the STEP Founder’s Award in 2020; and the Citywealth Powerwomen Inspirational Woman of the Year Award in 2021.


Immigration, citizenship and taxation: what’s the comparative residency threshold?

Monday 9 October (1430 - 1730)

Room C4.9, Convention Centre, Level 4