Katherine WilsonVC Investor at Illuminate Financial
Katherine is a VC investor at Illuminate Financial – a specialist fund focused on enterprise software companies whose products serve the needs of the financial services industry. Within Illuminate she has been leading the team’s theses on WealthTech, Sustainable Finance, Impact & ESG.
Katherine began her career on Citigroup’s trading floor where she worked primarily in equities and advised a number of the bank’s largest clients on stock selection and strategy. She gained experience at a start-up software company, CoInvestor Technologies, as Head of Business Development and Strategy where she worked with prospects to find product fit, made their first commercial sales and owned early product designs.
She holds a dual Bachelor of Laws & Commerce degree (Hons) from the University of Queensland and was recognised on the 100 Women In Finance Fintech initiative as well as Innovate Finance’s Women in Fintech Powerlist.