MEET Lee-Ann Perkins, FCT, CTP(CD), MBA

Lee-Ann Perkins is originally from South Africa where she received her bachelor’s degree in management accounting before moving to the USA on expat assignment with her husband. She obtained an MBA with honors and due to a continued interest in compliance and governance Lee-Ann completed the inaugural Financial Compliance Certificate through Chicago-Kent Law School in 2016. In 2021 she was awarded the FCT fellow designation with merit from the Association of Corporate Treasurers in the U.K.

Lee-Ann holds the Association of Finance Professionals (AFP) CTP and CTP (CD) Canadian certifications and is recognized as a Subject Matter Expert by the AFP serving on the CTP exam formulation committee since 2008. Lee-Ann has been a member the AFP Treasury Advisory Group since 2017 and current Advisory Board member for NACHA. She has served on the Houston Treasury Management Association Board as President & Chairman and held various other committee roles over the years. Lee-Ann is a regular presenter and panellist at global treasury conferences including AFP and EuroFinance as well as a keynote speaker at industry events. She is also a guest speaker on multiple global podcasts and has authored and been interviewed for multiple treasury and finance publications.

Lee-Ann has been a Treasury practitioner for 19 years and held roles in increasing authority in international Publicly traded and Private companies.