Wealth management consulting and technology firm QMV has appointed Wendy Colaço to the position of principal consultant. In the role she will lead the existing team in the Sydney office, and provide senior consulting services to QMV clients.
QMV Managing director Mark Vaughan said the appointment of Ms Colaço comes at a period of significant change and growth in the business as it continues to make inroads into the Sydney market, and expands its focus to include the insurance and banking industries.
Ms Colaço has over 20 years’ experience in financial services, most recently as head of people and culture consulting at Amicus. Prior to this she was director, head of consulting Asia Pacific (JAPA) at American Express. She has also worked for TAL Life, FINEOS and ING.
“Wendy has worked in a diverse range of roles across Australia and abroad and has extensive leadership, insurance and management consulting experience. Her breadth and depth of experience make her a good fit for the QMV team,” Mr Vaughan said.
“In this role Wendy will help drive the growth of the QMV business into the Sydney market, and will help with the expansion of the businesses focus to include the insurance and banking industries.”
The appointment follows the opening of the QMV Sydney office in late 2017.
Ms Colaço has a Bachelor of Economics Law from University of Newcastle.
QMV was founded in 2008 and provides trusted and independent consulting services and technology systems to superannuation funds, trustees, administrators and wealth management organisations.
Its services focus on successfully managing change across technology, regulatory change, data quality, data remediation, migrations and mergers.
Its products include Investigate, an automated data quality management solution used to validate data for millions of accounts. The technology manages data for over 10% (and growing) of Australia’s total superannuation balances.