Member Of The Year

  • Title : Head of Risk & Compliance

    Company Name: Colonial First State Global Asset Management

    Industry : Financial Services

    Location : Randwick,NSW,Australia

    Specialty : Risk & compliance for treasury management, and sector specific risk management in property and infrastructure assets for Australia, New Zealand and UK/Europe. Specific epxertise with productivty and process excellence. Also worked in both government and corporate sectors.

    Biography :

    Joanne MacDonald is Head of Risk and Compliance at Colonial First State Global Asset Management. With extensive experience in the financial services industry, Joanne is adroit in the area of risk and compliance management for property and infrastructure assets throughout Australia and New Zealand and offers services in educating executive board members in matters regarding risk assessment, mitigation and management. She is a formidable negotiator and an active listener who utilizes her emotional intelligence to navigate through her immediate environment to accrue positive results.

    Joanne received her Executive MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management at the University of New South Wales in 2006 and is an active AGSM Alumnus. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Financial Services Council and Property Council of Australia, and an industry member and lobbyist for the Finance and Treasury Association. A public speaker, Joanne has been an invited lecturer for the Governance Institute of Australia in Sydney on “Compliance Framework” and “Reputation Risk.” She has authored academic course work materials for the Governance Institute of Australia. Her professional success is a direct result of perseverance, resiliency, preparedness and diplomacy.

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