Katie Kelly is a Senior Director in the Market Practice and Regulatory Policy team at ICMA, where she is primarily responsible for representing the interests of ICMA’s primary market issuer constituency.

More recently, Katie has been working on the transition from LIBOR to risk-free rates and is active in the various associated working groups of the £RFR Working Group, with a particular focus on the adoption of SONIA as the new risk-free rate and the transition of legacy LIBOR instruments.   

Together with ICMA colleagues, Katie has established and continues to nurture the ICMA Women’s Network.

Prior to joining ICMA in 2011, Katie practiced law at Linklaters in both the London and Paris offices before taking a position as Treasury Counsel at British American Tobacco.

Katie studied Law and French in Manchester and took her professional legal exams in York.