Catherine Colyer provides compliance oversight of WaterEquity’s business, including its investment adviser and impact funds. She manages the organization’s compliance team, which is responsible for domestic and international regulatory compliance, fund management, receiving and making investments, and working with outside legal counsel in the U.S. and internationally. Catherine brings to her role 25 years of experience in financial services, cross border transactions, anti-money laundering, fair lending, and asset management. 

Catherine’s prior work experience includes an international law firm, an international accounting firm, and a nationwide mortgage lender, where she built and directed compliance management systems, assessed risk, and managed state and federal examinations. She has significant experience working with government regulators and effectively balancing risk with business objectives. 

Catherine received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Political Science and English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law.