Wolters Kluwer Appoints Strategic Advisor for Australian Expansion in Regulatory Reporting and Risk Space

  • Risk Management , People Moves
  • 04.05.2021 03:40 pm

Wolters Kluwer’s Finance, Risk & Regulatory Reporting (FRR) business has appointed Donna-Maree Vinci as a strategic advisor for Australia. Wolters Kluwer FRR counts major Australian financial institutions, as well as international banking groups active in the country, among its clients.  The multi award-winning company is now scaling up operations in the country, helping banks to navigate the complexities of regulatory compliance obligations. 

Vinci’s 30-year financial experience includes senior positions at Tier One global and Australian banks. For 12 years she was CIO and Global Head of Technology Risk Management for Citigroup and between 2015 and the end of 2019 was Chief Operations, Digital & Information Officer for The Bank of Queensland. Other senior experience includes being Chief Information and Operations Officer for Westpac Institutional Bank. She holds a number of non-executive director position, including for New South Wales-based Greater Bank.

“This is a key advisory role that will help fuel the next phase of Wolters Kluwer’s growth in the country, as we continue to expand across the Asia Pacific region,” commented Rainer Fuchsluger, Managing Director of Wolters Kluwer FRR APAC. “Donna’s impressive senior experience means she is uniquely positioned to advise our growing client base on how best to avoid operating in siloes, instead taking an integrated approach to finance, risk and regulatory reporting. Her vast industry knowledge also enables her to talk at the most senior levels on how banks should be thinking strategically post COVID-19, building a solid Basel IV strategy.”

Wolters Kluwer FRR, which is part of Wolters Kluwer’s Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) division, is a global market leader in the provision of integrated regulatory compliance and reporting solutions. It supports regulated financial institutions in meeting their obligations to external regulators and their own board of directors.

“It’s an honor to join Wolters Kluwer FRR, a company famed for its regulatory compliance and technology prowess,” Vinci said. “I look forward to working with the talented experts here to raise knowledge of the importance of taking an integrated approach to managing ever changing and all-important regulatory obligations.”

Earlier this year Wolters Kluwer FRR announced that it had won four prestigious industry awards, “based on evidence of ongoing excellence and innovation in the regulatory reporting and RegTech space.”

The Center for Financial Professionals (CeFPro™) named Wolters Kluwer FRR #1 in Regulatory Reporting, as part of its 2021 FinTech Leaders report, with the results based on its highly regarded end-user based industry survey. Bobsguide named Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX for FRR its Best Regulatory Reporting System, based on its assessment of the “strength of tech updates and their impact on the client experience.” Finance Monthly magazine, meanwhile, named the company both RegTech Firm of the Year and Regulatory Reporting Firm of the Year in its hotly contested FinTech Awards, 2021, with these awards decided by its expert editorial panel.

All four awards recognize the positive industry impact of OneSumX for FRR, Wolters Kluwer FRR’s best-in-class integrated regulatory compliance and reporting solution suite that establishes a single source of data for finance, risk and regulatory reporting that is enriched with value-added content from in-house experts.


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