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Goal Group Appoints Head of APAC Business

March 24, 2020, 09:10 AM

Goal Group, the global leader in securities class action recovery services and withholding tax reclamation, announces the appointment of Selvie Shaqiri as Managing Director of APAC, heading up the APAC business for Goal Group of Companies.

Selvie has joined from Broadridge Financial Solutions, where she worked as a Sales Director in the Investor Communication Solutions business. Prior to this Selvie has worked as a management consultant specialising in investor communications and business development, working with a wide array of clients, including institutional investors, hedge funds and start-ups, whilst also co-founding a successful shareholder communications firm.

Her career in financial services began over 10 years ago in London when she commenced an interim assignment for First State Investment, later working as a Financial Analyst for the Intellectual Property Regulation Board, where she played a pivotal role setting up the entity.

Previous to working in financial services Selvie worked for seven years in international development on the OSCE inclusive start up project initiative of SEEU, founded and led by the late Max van der Stoel, Dutch human rights advocate and first OSCE High Commissioner for National Minorities, and Rolf Dubs, Swiss corporate governance professor, advocate and board advisor.

As Managing Director for APAC, Selvie will report to CEO of Global Group of Companies, Stephen Everard based in London.

Selvie, a Melbourne native, will be based in Goal Group’s new city centre A-grade office building in the heart of the financial district on Collins Street, after relocating from Hawthorn to be more accessible to clients across the region.

Most recently, Selvie has been awarded an MBA from the University of Oxford, in addition, she holds an MA from King’s College London and a BA in Humanities and Social Sciences from LaTrobe University.

Selvie Shaqiri, new Managing Director for Goal Group APAC, commented: “I look forward to growing the investor services business in the APAC region and providing tailored solutions to meet specified investor needs and demands at such an exciting time for Goal in the region.

“Goal plays an important role in helping institutional investors fulfil their fiduciary duty. Improving governance and investor returns is our ultimate goal. Securities class actions and tax reclamations are becoming ever more important in a world where investors demand better governance, transparency and accountability”.

Stephen Everard, Goal Group Global CEO, commented: “I am absolutely delighted to welcome Selvie to Goal. The appointment of such a high-calibre MD in APAC demonstrates both our commitment to the market and our vision to grow the business to new levels.”

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