Aura Group


Alison Levell


Alison Levell serves as the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for Aura Group and brings nearly 20 years of financial services experience to the role. She has worked in both Australia and the UK and performed a leadership role in a range of major initiatives including a UCITS conversion, AFSL applications and AML/CTF and FOFA regulatory reforms. Most recently, Alison was the Head of Compliance at State Street Global Advisors Australia, advising the business on all compliance and risk related matters, managing regulatory change and participating in various commitees. She implemented a robust compliance framework to accommodate the introduction of retail products including creation of new policies and procedures, staff training and updating disclosure documents. Prior to joining SSGA, Alison worked in the Compliance team at UBS Global Asset Management in Australia where she was invloved in a number of large projects. In London, she worked for Schroders and also spent 5 years working at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. There she gained exposure to a wider range of asset classes and instruments through the monitoring of various mandates and funds and working in the FICC product mangement team. She began her career working for a dealer group in the financial advice industry and also spent time working for APRA, monitoring institutions in a supervisory role. Alison has tertiary qualifications in both Law and Commerce, a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment and is admitted as an Australian Lawyer after completing her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice.