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Kathryn Ginns has been the Operations Manager for Aura Funds Management since April 2017. She manages the Operations team responsible for all investor administration and communications, including the management and oversight of external service providers.
Kathryn has experience in operations, compliance, investor services, project work, private investment management and managing teams. She has also been on a Management Committee. Her key achievement was during her time at Next Financial Limited, a subsidiary of Wilson Group Limited, where she created the Operations team from scratch and grew it from a standalone role with a handful of clients and products, to managing a team of 25 looking after thousands of clients and a vast variety of investment alternatives totaling AU$2.8bn in assets and liabilities.
Kathryn has been working in financial services since 1996. She started off working in the settlements areas for two global banks then moved to Westfield where she initially worked in the treasury back office and later looked after Investor Relations for retail shareholders. Following this she moved to Next Financial Limited, which offered private investment management services in Australian and offshore equities and derivatives. She spent 8 years there, primarily as their Operations Manager. Prior to joining Aura her previous role was at Quest Asset Partners, a boutique Australian Fund Manager with up to AU$1.3bn AUM, where she reported to the board and looked after all their Operations and Compliance.
Kathryn holds a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment and Diploma of Financial Markets