Andrew Kidd

Chief Operating Officer

Andrew Kidd joins as Chief Operating Officer for Fortlake, he is an experienced fixed income specialist and will be the first appointment to the leadership team which is set to drive a significant growth agenda. Over the last two decades Andrew has served in senior capacities covering quality management, change management, client services, compliance, operations, digital transformation and custodial services. His experience extends across insurance, banking and fixed income sectors.

Andrew has guided the operations division of Australia’s largest fixed income broker. He was accountable for client services, anti-money laundering (AML KYC), cash settlements, security settlements, money market operations and custodial services. In a five year period, the size of his custody business tripled to AU$3billion and added many new services. By applying quality, lean and innovation tactics, the headcount of his team remained unchanged and could provide improved levels of service.