Kathryn has nearly thirty years’ experience within investment management as a direct investor of substantial multi-asset portfolios. She is particularly interested in the effective risk management of alternatives and derivatives as part of a wider portfolio and has significant experience of Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) integration and effective governance processes.
Formerly Head of Strategy Coordination at USS (Universities Superannuation Scheme) which operates the largest pension scheme in the UK, Kathryn's team oversaw asset allocation, portfolio construction and manager selection. She was also a Director of BT Pension Scheme Management, responsible for manager selection and liabilities. Prior to that she worked at Progressive Alternative Investments, SG Warburg and UBS.
Kathryn currently holds a range of non-executive and advisory roles within investment management, as well as being an Ambassador for the Diversity Project. She was a founding Trustee of the Standards Board for Alternative Investments and Chair of the London Board of 100 Women in Finance.