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Odette Gafner

Head of Compliance

Odette Gafner is Head of Compliance at KraneShares and joined the firm in March 2019 to oversee the compliance program for the Funds and to serve as the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) to Krane Fund Advisors. Odette is a compliance professional with over 12 years of experience implementing policies and establishing best practices across the asset management industry.

Prior to joining the KraneShares team, Odette worked at BlackRock for 12 years where she started held various compliance roles ranging from the coding of investment guidelines and monitoring of trading activity to overseeing operational compliance for over 600 40-Act Funds with over $1T of assets under management (including ETF, closed-end, money market and traditional open-end products). She also spent two years in London helping facilitate various structural and strategic change initiatives.

Odette received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Psychology from Columbia University and in Bible Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary as well as a Masters in Business Administration from the Zicklin School of Business.