Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC)
Cathie Armour is one of the Commissioners of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (“ASIC”). The Commission is responsible for ASIC’s performance as Australia’s integrated corporate, financial markets, financial services and consumer credit regulator. Cathie works closely with the ASIC teams responsible for regulating markets, market intermediaries and the enforcement of laws relating to market integrity and corporate governance. She also focuses on the work of ASIC’s Innovation Hub which supports fintech and regtech activities and on ASIC’s work supporting cyber resilience in our financial system. Cathie’s experience before ASIC was in legal counsel leadership roles in international financial institutions. She began her career in private legal practice and has worked for law firms in Sydney and New York. Cathie is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is also a member of Chief Executive Women.