Project Description

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  • samantha.oconnor@igcc.org.au

  • PO Box Q937
    Queen Victoria Building
    NSW 1230

Samantha O’Connor
Chief Operating Officer

Samantha joined IGCC and AIGCC in 2022 as the COO and is responsible for operations & governance including planning, HR, finance, technology and polices across both organisations.

She has over 20 years experience in the financial services sector, having worked in both global investment banks and boutique asset managers in Australia and Asia. She has demonstrated experience in operations and process improvement, project management, financial management and business planning combined with strong legal & compliance capabilities. Prior to joining IGCC & AIGCC, she worked at Private Portfolio Managers (PPM), a boutique investment manager (AFSL 241058) located in Sydney as their COO and General Counsel. She was a member of their Executive Management Team and Board. Samantha was the Business Planning Unit Head, Vice President, for the Global Transaction Services Division (GTS) at Citibank in Tokyo, Japan for five years and started her career in Sydney as an in-house lawyer and then corporate financier, in predominantly infrastructure financing, at Bankers Trust Australia and Burnvoir Corporate Finance, Sydney.

Samantha holds a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) & Bachelor of Laws from University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), and is GIA (Cert) and GIACD. She is a member of The Governance Institute and of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.