Prior to joining Bovill, Katie most recently worked at Northern Trust as a Senior Consultant/SVP in Investment Outsourced Operations and provided oversight to two US based asset managers from implementation to BAU, ensuring operational controls were in place to mitigate risk and effectively manage their investment book of records, as well as coordinated shared service delivery across a number of teams.
Katie also held roles at Driehaus Capital Management on the Asian Equity desk supporting Traders and Portfolio Managers in an operational capacity with responsibilities ranging from order entry to calculating performance, The Rock Creek Group in Washington DC where she helped launch their direct trading platform and was involved in the set-up of a Frontier Africa strategy and handled all aspects from an operational and compliance perspective for the fund and separately managed accounts, Aviva Investors in London where she was responsible for managing all broker relationships from a counterparty risk and trading perspective across equities, fixed income, convertibles, listed and over the counter derivatives and FX. Katie had oversight of Aviva’s commission sharing process and equity transaction cost analysis and during this time worked closely with the Investment Management Association on various working groups on the usage of dealing commission to purchase research. Preceding this she worked at Cazenove overseeing the commission sharing process before moving into a Client Relationship Management role following JP Morgan’s purchase of Cazenove.
Katie has a B.B.A from the University of Missouri – Kansas City and an M.B.A from Webster Graduate School – London (Regent’s College).