| CA, BBA (Hons) | Location: Sydney, AU
Kate joined the investment team at OneVentures in 2019 with launch of our first credit fund. Before moving to Australia, she spent four years at PwC, Dublin where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant. At PwC she gained diverse experience working with the Business Restructuring (Deals) and Management Consulting departments.
While in Business Restructuring, she worked on administrations, liquidations, and business turnarounds. During her time in Management Consulting, she was embedded within the portfolio company of a PE sponsored business to drive operational improvements through digitisation. Kate also spent some time in KKR within the private credit arm, which gave her exposure to lending and portfolio management, helping to round out her credit experience.
Kate is a motivated and analytical individual with the ability to originate deals, complete due diligence, monitor portfolio companies and she holds several board observer roles. She has built a strong network and is an active member of the Australian Venture Capital community since joining the firm in 2019. She likes to give back to the community, providing mentorship via accelerators and platforms aimed at supporting underrepresented founders and she holds a seat on the Australian Investment Council DE&I committee.