Kathryn Matthews

Non-executive Director to the Board and Chair of the Risk Committee

Kathryn Matthews joined CDC as a Non-executive Director to the Board and Chair of the Risk Committee in January 2021.

Previously, Kathryn worked for Fidelity International where she was Chief Investment Officer, Asia Pacific (ex-Japan). Prior to that she held senior appointments with William M Mercer, AXA Investment Managers, Santander Global Advisers, and Baring Asset Management. She has also previously been on the Board of Directors for a number of investment companies including Fidelity Asian Values and J.P. Morgan Chinese Investment Trust. She was also, until recently, on the Board of Trustees for The Nuffield Trust.

Kathryn is currently a Member of the Council for the Duchy of Lancaster, and a director of the Vietnamese Opportunities Fund. She also sits on the Board of Directors for Barclays UK plc and Pendal Group, a global asset management company based in Australia.

Kathryn brings extensive experience of investment organisations and risk management and, importantly, a passion for CDC’s mandate.