Nicola is the Industry Sector Driver for Financial Services at KPMG New Zealand, a role which operates pan-firm across banking and finance, insurance, wealth management and property funds. Nicola has worked in and with the financial services sector in New Zealand, Ireland and the United Kingdom for the last 13 years. Ten of those years have been within banking institutions with a focus on capital management and stress testing, financial and regulatory reporting, risk and compliance management and regulatory affairs. Nicola’s work as an external advisor to the industry has focused on financial, risk and regulatory management across both small and large banking and finance institutions. Nicola’s knowledge of financial services operations and industry trends and challenges ensures KPMG brings practical and value-add solutions to its clients.