Cathie Armour is one of 5 Commissioners of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission ("ASIC"). Cathie Armour first began a as Commissioner on 3 June 2013. Cathie has been reappointed for another five years until June 2022.
The Commission is responsible for ASIC's performance as Australia's integrated corporate, markets, financial services and consumer credit regulator.
Cathie is the chair of ASIC's Enforcement Committee. In her executive role at ASIC, Cathie works most closely with ASIC's Market Integrity Group that is the teams responsible for regulating market infrastructure, market surveillance and enforcement of laws relating to market integrity.
Cathie's experience before ASIC was in legal counsel leadership roles in international financial institutions. Most recently, she was General Counsel for Macquarie Capital and an Executive Director of Macquarie Group. She began her career in private legal practice and has worked for law firms in Sydney and New York.
Cathie is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is also a member of Chief Executive Women.