Kate Taft


Kate is the Managing Director of Compliance Outsourcing Services and is based in the Cayman Islands. Kate has over 30 years’ experience in several jurisdictions including the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Jersey and the Isle of Man. Kate has sat on several boards including the Cayman Islands Compliance Association Executive and the Cayman Islands government FATCA advisory team.

Prior to joining Harneys in 2014 as global head of compliance, Kate was responsible for global compliance at a Cayman law firm and has held positions in the fund administration and private trust areas.

She holds a Chartered Institute of Bankers qualification in Offshore Practice and is
a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist in Compliance and Risk Management.
She is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).