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Katharine Tapley

Head of Sustainable Finance, ANZ

Katharine Tapley is Head of Sustainable Finance at ANZ. She leads a 14-person team across Australia, New Zealand and Asia responsible for supporting ANZ’s clients to finance their sustainability strategies and ESG commitments.

Her team works alongside ANZ’s Capital Markets, Lending and Transaction Banking teams to deliver market insights and product solutions across the green, social, and sustainability-linked loan, bond and supply chain markets. Her team is also responsible for the operation of ANZ’s own Sustainability Bond issuance program with the bank’s Treasury team, and oversees ANZ’s 2025 $50b sustainable finance target.

She is a SteerCo member of the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative and is a Board Member of Australia’s Carbon Market Institute.

Katharine is also a 2019 Kanga News Person of the Year and the 2020 winner of the inaugural Women in Banking in Finance award for Excellence in Institutional Banking.