Claire Wivell Plater LLB. is a woman on a mission. She is passionate about simplifying legal concepts and making them affordable and available to financial services businesses of all shapes and sizes – whether they are starting out, growing up or moving on. And her level of enthusiasm for what she does is infectious. The Managing Director and majority owner of The Fold Legal (formerly Gold Seal), started her career with Phillips Fox, where for 17 years (11 as a partner) she provided litigation and advisory services to the insurance industry. She also spent three years with ING Australia working with its financial planning dealer groups and on mergers and acquisitions and strategy. Since being established by Claire in 2002, The Fold Legal has become renowned for specialist regulatory, corporate and commercial advice to financial services businesses of all types. The firm is renowned for cutting through regulatory red tape to deliver lean and elegant solutions. Claire's unique ability for strategic innovation and systems thinking is highly sought after by fintech entrepreneurs as well as established businesses looking to bring fresh thinking to old problems. Claire's current professional engagements include: ★ Member, Fintech Advisory Group, Federal Treasurer since Feb 2016 ★ Independent Member, Compliance Committee, US Residential Masters Fund, Dixon Advisory since 2011 ★ Member, Business Advisory Committee to ASIC’s Licensing Division since 2009 She is a prolific author, commentator and public speaker on regulatory and legal issues.