Kat Wheeler Director Sydney +61 2 9287 2683

Director - Grant Thornton Consulting

Kat is a skilled risk manager and internal auditor with more than 20 years’ experience across a variety of industries. Her primary area of focus is financial services, where she has deep expertise in both banking and insurance. 

Kat joined Grant Thornton in January 2018 from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority where she supervised two of Australia's major financial services institutions.

Along with working for the regulator, she has undertaken senior risk and compliance roles in both the United Kingdom and Australia and has significant experience in the design, review and implementation of risk management frameworks.

Kat has delivered a number of targeted reviews and investigations into financial services firms focusing on regulatory compliance, culture, conduct, risk management and governance.

In addition to providing advisory services to clients, Kat participates in a number of industry and professional forums, undertakes research and develops thought leadership related to the industry in the Asia Pacific region.

  • International Compliance Association
  • Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Project Management Professional