Varuni De Silva is the group company secretary and has responsibility for ensuring New Forests’ corporate administration and compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements. Varuni has more than 25 years of experience as a company secretary and governance professional having worked in major listed entities and in the financial services sector in Australia and Asia. She has experience in regulatory compliance, portfolio compliance, and governance systems and processes. Varuni’s responsibilities include managing New Forests’ committee and board processes, conformity with charters, and development of governance systems. Varuni brings expertise in dealing with the formalities of company regulators and will be heavily involved in ensuring compliance with New Forests’ requirements across all locations. Varuni is a Chartered Secretary having graduated from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators UK and has been admitted as a Fellow of this institute. She is also a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the National Committee for Corporate and Legal Issues Committee of the Governance Institute of Australia.