Kate manages the risk and compliance program for New Forests’ group of companies and funds under management across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and United States including the risk and compliance systems, policies, training, and regulatory obligations. Kate supports and advises New Forests’ personnel with their risk and compliance obligations as well as monitors the firm’s activities to enable New Forests to comply with relevant laws, regulations, and internal policies. In her role, she is also responsible for ensuring New Forests complies with the obligations from holding an Australian Financial Services License, a Registered Investment Advisor with the Securities Exchange Commission, and Capital Market Services License from the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Kate manages internal and external risk exposure by ensuring that the systems and controls are effective and relevant while encouraging a culture of compliance and ethical standards. She has previous experience in the financial services sector across custodial, investment, and funds management businesses including operational risk management and portfolio compliance monitoring. Kate has Bachelor Degree in Business from the University of Technology and a Certificate IV in Compliance and Risk Management. She is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and an Associate accredited member of the Governance Risk and Compliance Institute (AGRCI).