Imalia Pty Ltd
Carole-Anne is a lawyer, director, CEO, entrepreneur and innovator. After studying law at the University of Sydney, she worked for a time for the Director of Public Prosecutions and as a lawyer in London.
She got her big corporate break, becoming President and Chief Operating Officer of Swire Blanch Australia and Asia, a US publicly listed insurance and reinsurance intermediary. During her tenure, it became one of the first brokers to obtain licenses in China and Vietnam. On returning to Australia Carole-Anne led a dedicated team to rebuild Altiora Insurance Solutions, a retail broker and underwriting agency facing a number of challenges.
As Director and founding partner of Imalia, Carole-Anne is creating innovative financial services’ products that empower women to take control of their financial future.
Giving back to her community has always been a priority for Carole-Anne. She has sat on a number of Not-for-Profit boards over the years and was recognized in the Zest Awards as the Voluntary Outstanding Community Leader and the South West Volunteer of the Year. She is Deputy Chair, Director and Honorary Legal Counsel of Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway and Chair of Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections and mentors a young girls in business group called Wildflower.
Carole-Anne won the ‘Hudson Private and Corporate Award’ and the ‘Telstra NSW Business Woman of the Year’ Award 2007. She was also awarded ‘The Diamond Award’ as well as the ultimate honour of ‘Wollondilly Women of the Year’ at the Wollondilly Women in Excellence Awards 2022.