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Kate Clouston

Group Chief Commercial Officer



Kate Clouston joined Oak in December 2023 as Group Chief Commercial Officer. Kate joined following roles at Collas Crill, Intertrust and Guernsey Finance, where as Deputy CEO she was responsible for spearheading international business efforts and has been credited for making significant progress in the Asian and US markets. During this time, she helped identify new opportunities for the industry and assisted in bringing new clients to Guernsey from around the world. In this role, Kate was privileged to work with firms across all sectors of industry including funds, private client, insurance, banking and professional services.

Before moving to the island, Kate lived in Hong Kong for several years, where she completed her MBA at Ivey along with Mandarin studies at the University of Hong Kong. Previous to this, Kate was a political analyst with the world's oldest think tank in London, the Royal United Services Institute, where she contributed to research projects on UK/NATO defence policy and coordinating humanitarian operations in Afghanistan.

Kate graduated from Georgetown University, after which time she worked as a researcher for Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP, and subsequently completed an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Kate speaks Mandarin, French, Italian and Spanish.

Outside of work
Kate enjoys spending time with her family, fitness, baking and travelling.