Kathryn Spain is the Head of Institutional Distribution for Investec in North America. Prior to that, she was responsible for the distribution of European equities into North America for Credit Suisse.
She started her career at Investec Asset Management as a US equity analyst. Born in Dublin and a graduate of University College Dublin, Kathryn has worked in the U.S. for over two decades. “I have found that being Irish has been a real door-opener in life and business,” she says.
“There is a real trust in Irish people that is very special.” Her surname comes from the Spanish armada that shipwrecked off the west coast of Ireland in 1588. She and her husband, Tom, live in New York with their three children, Emily, Cara, and Laurel.