Our People

Debra Kuch
  • First Samuel Associate since 2021
  • Depth of experience in the finance industry with roles across Compliance, Operations & Sales and Financial Advice

Debra Kuch

Risk Compliance and Governance Manager
BBus, DipFP

Debra brings deep experience from her career in the finance industry which has included roles across Compliance, Operations & Sales. She transitioned to Financial Advice in 2013 from Commercial and Asset Finance roles held with Westpac, GE, FlexiGroup & NAB. Debra worked initially as a Financial Adviser and more recently has held Compliance Manager roles with two boutique AFSLs and a multi-disciplinary advice firm.

Debra has a keen ability to see the big picture and to delve into the detail. She is passionate about simplification and the implementation of robust tools and processes to improve outcomes. She thrives on new challenges and the experiential learning opportunity of working through them with a logical and analytical approach.

Debra is an Affiliate member of the Governance Institute of Australia, a member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia, Signatory to the Banking and Finance Oath and holds Greenbelt certification in the Six Sigma methodology.

Outside of work, Debra’s dream is to one day see the final result of the ongoing renovation of the family home that she shares with her partner and daughter.