Investment Lending Manager
Kate Allison is one of the Australian Lending and Investment Centre’s investment lending managers. Since 2014, Kate has balanced managing ALIC’s growing team with helping clients realise their financial goals.
Kate began her financial career as a customer service officer with Commonwealth Bank Australia in 1998; by 2003, she had transitioned into a banking management role. In 2006, she joined ANZ, where she progressed through a variety of management roles before moving to ALIC in 2014.
With 26 years of experience in the financial sector, Kate excels at client education. She aims to help borrowers understand loan origination, optimal debt structures, and the process of building wealth. Financial education in Australia is neglected, especially by the banking sector – by giving her clients the right knowledge, Kate ensures they have the tools they need to look after their financial health.
Kate is also a private property investor. The client-side experience of being an investor enables her to understand exactly what investors want and the challenges they face in succeeding. Her role is that of a self-described ‘inbetweener’ – working with lenders to expedite settlements so her clients can focus on their daily priorities
Away from work, Kate is a passionate foodie, deploying her finely honed analytical skills to track down the best eateries in Melbourne. She also enjoys outdoor camping with her two greatest loves – her pets and her family.