Kate Taft

Global Head of Compliance
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Expertise and Professional Background

Kate Taft is the Global Head of Compliance and based in the Cayman Islands. She joined Harneys in 2014. Prior to this she spent several years at Ogier where she was responsible for global compliance predominantly in the Cayman, BVI and Asian regions and also acted as a compliance consultant for several Cayman Islands investment fund clients.

Kate has over 25 years of experience in several jurisdictions including the Cayman Islands, BVI, Bermuda and the Channel Islands. She sits on the executive Board of the Cayman Islands Compliance Association and the FATCA advisory team for the Cayman Islands Government.

Kate holds a Chartered Institute of Bankers qualification in Offshore Practice; is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist in Compliance and Risk Management and is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. She lectures in Trust Administration and Advanced Risk and Compliance for the Bankers Association, the Compliance Association and the International Colleges of Bermuda and the Cayman Islands.

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