Shauna Tomkins

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Previous Experience

  • Consultant, various agencies (World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and Australian Government Overseas Aid Program)
  • Head of Policy and Economics, Australian Financial Institutions Commission
  • Marketing and distribution engineering, Shell Australia

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Shauna Tomkins

Senior Principal

Shauna provides advice in regulatory and risk management design and implementation, and in resolution and rehabilitation of problem sectors and institutions. She also works on capacity building in the areas of risk management, regulation and compliance. She helps clients develop practical and sustainable solutions to risk management concerns, regulatory developments, and compliance issues.


Prior to joining Promontory, Shauna was a consultant for various agencies, including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and Australian Government Overseas Aid Program. She worked on a range of assignments after the 1998 Asian financial crisis. Shauna has managed assignments in a large number of countries including China, Thailand, India, Pakistan, Egypt, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Fiji. Shauna also served as head of policy and economics at the Australian Financial Institutions Commission, the lead regulator of non-bank financial institutions until 1999. She served on the Wallis Secretariat, which led to the far-reaching restructuring of Australia’s regulatory architecture. Shauna remains close to Australian financial markets and serves on the board of Queensland Treasury Corporation and the Motor Accident Insurance Commission.


  • M.B.A., with distinction, Bond University, Australia
  • B.S, University of Melbourne, Australia

Affiliations, Awards, and Civic Engagements

  • Board member, Queensland Treasury Corporation, Australia
  • Board member, Motor Accident Insurance Commission, Australia
  • Winston Churchill Fellow, 1997

Representative Engagements

  • Developed and implemented a resolution and rehabilitation program for a central bank that involved a country’s troubled nonbank deposit-taking sector, minimizing loss to investors; also managed potential social unrest issues and designed a sustainable prudential framework for the consolidated sector that emerged.
  • Designed and implemented pension reforms in a number of jurisdictions, supporting a regulatory framework that included prudential standards, supervision, and capacity for building of staff.
  • Developed risk-management strategies for a major diversified agricultural corporation as part of a cultural-change program to a new operating model.

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