Saba F. Hashmi assists with research efforts at Mosaic Governance Advisors, LLC. As an integral part of the consulting team, her work focuses on research and analysis related to board self-evaluations, governance reviews, strategic planning, trustee education, executive performance evaluations, benchmarking, and policy development. She has nearly a decade of experience in identifying and solving governance challenges for asset owners.

Before Mosaic, Saba served as a Fiduciary Analyst in the Fiduciary Services Practice of Chicago based Ennis, Knupp & Associates, the predecessor firm to Aon Hewitt Investment Consulting. Saba was a project manager and research lead for the Practice’s most significant engagements including broad-scale fiduciary reviews, which, in part, examined the policies and procedures used by boards and staffs in light of common and best practices. Additionally, Saba assisted in conducting governance facilitations such as board self-assessments, evaluating policies, including those relating to board and staff codes of ethics and conflicts of interest, and developing trustee orientation curriculums and continuing education. She has also conducted primary research related to best practices regarding compensation, executive staff structure, organizational design, governance authority, and other related topics.

Saba earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Loyola University in Chicago and is currently pursuing additional degrees in accounting and mathematics. She also earned a Certificate of Achievement in Public Pension Policy through the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.