Meet Our Corporate & Financial Services Team

Katharine Wilkinson – Head of Financial Services

Katharine heads up the Corporate and Financial Services team at CompliSpace bringing over 10 years experience in law and management. Her principal areas of expertise are in corporate law and governance, financial services regulatory compliance, privacy and anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing. Her experience includes working in-house with a financial services company, in private practice, and most recently at an ASX 200 company.

Katharine brings practical experience through her roles as Company Secretary, Compliance Manager, as well as having sat on a Risk Management Committee for a diversified property, private equity and financial services multinational. Katharine holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Psychology and Social Research, a Bachelor of Laws (Hon) (with dual qualification in the UK and Australia); and is trained in Change Management (GIA).

Kim Stirling – Senior Consultant

Kim has worked in the financial services industry for over 25 years, specialising in public fund raising and compliance. Having held senior positions with the corporate regulator and two listed funds management companies, Kim has a deep understanding of the compliance, risk and corporate governance issues facing clients in the financial services industry.

Combining this background with a Commerce degree and a directorship of a property development company, Kim has a practical understanding of the commercial constraints driving effective corporate governance solutions for our clients.

Over the last 11 years at CompliSpace, Kim has consulted on a wide range of issues for our financial services and listed entities.

David Mahon – Senior Consultant

David has over twenty two years’ experience in the financial services sector working for fund managers, stockbrokers and corporate advisory firms in London, Perth and Sydney. David is a Chartered Secretary, Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and has acted as company secretary for a number of Australian and UK listed companies. He holds a Graduate Diploma of Compliance and Risk and has acted as the nominated Compliance Officer for over 60 managed funds in Australia.  He also has experience in angel/venture capital (ESVCLP) and off-shore (UCITSV, Cayman) fund structures.  Prior to joining CompliSpace in 2015, David was the co-founding director of Viridian Corporate Services Pty Ltd, and executive director of Viridian Funds Management Pty Ltd.

Rebekah Doran – Senior Associate

Rebekah Doran  joined our Corporate and Financial Services team as a Senior Associate in April 2018. Rebekah holds a Juris Doctor and a Masters of International Law from the University of Technology, Sydney. After completing her studies in 2016, Rebekah attended the Hague Academy Summer Program on Public International Law and  completed an Internship at Hiways Law Firm in Shanghai in 2017, where she worked with the International and Commercial law team.