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Catherine Lane
Independent Non-Executive Director at Independent


Catherine has more than 22 years' experience in senior portfolio management, executive and directorship roles within financial services. Her career has been focused in the areas of fund management, credit and portfolio management, treasury and risk. This included being CEO of two fund management companies as well as CEO of a European bank’s Irish subsidiary. For almost 14 years Catherine managed a EUR 1.5billion diversified debt capital markets portfolio. She oversaw the bank subsidiary’s treasury function including all funding, currency and interest rate hedging requirements and established successful commercial paper programmes. 

Catherine has previously been approved by the Central Bank of Ireland as a PCF-1 (executive director), PCF-2 (non-executive director), PCF–8 (CEO) and PCF-39 (designated person). She has been a director of fund management companies as well as various UCITS and alternative fund structures. 

Catherine was chairperson of the Irish Funds Investment Risk Working Group for over four years and has been a member of the Irish Funds Asset Management Steering Group.

Agenda Sessions

  • Navigating ongoing practical challenges of CP86