Joint CEOs & Executive Directors

Greg Moshal

Greg Moshal

Greg is a Co-Founder of Prospa and has been an Executive Director of Prospa Group since 2011 and has been instrumental to the establishment of Prospa.

Greg has seven years’ experience in financial services and eight years’ experience in creating and scaling start-ups, with two previous successful exits.

Prior to founding Prospa, Greg was involved in the start and scaling of a consumer service chain and an international consumer product franchise, and successfully exited both.

Greg is passionate about product, design and technology and developing cash flow products and services that help small businesses to prosper.

In 2017 Greg was jointly awarded Fintech Leader of the Year by Fintech Australia and was jointly awarded the NSW Pearcey Tech Entrepreneur of the Year Special Recognition award.

Greg has a BCom in Accounting from Monash University.

Beau Bertoli

Beau Bertoli

Beau is a Co-Founder of Prospa and has been an Executive Director of Prospa Group since 2013 and has been instrumental to the establishment of Prospa.

Beau has 15 years in financial services and has founded a technology start-up and managed a consumer product retailer.

Beau is passionate about building and growing high performing teams and creating cash flow products and services that keep small business moving.

In 2017 Beau was jointly awarded Fintech Leader of the Year by Fintech Australia and was jointly awarded the NSW Pearcey Tech Entrepreneur of the Year Special Recognition award.

Prior to co-founding Prospa, Beau held senior positions including National Sales Manager at listed financial services company FlexiGroup.

Beau has a BCom in Economics and Finance from Sydney University.

Board of Directors

Gail Pemberton, AO

Gail Pemberton, AO

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Gail has been a Director of Prospa Group since February 2018 and has been Chairman since February 2019.

Gail has more than 35 years’ experience in banking and wealth management and is a specialist in technology and operations.

Prior to taking up a Non-Executive Director career, Gail was COO, UK at BNP Paribas and CEO and Managing Director, BNP Paribas, Australia and New Zealand. She was previously Group Chief Information Officer and Financial Services Group COO at Macquarie Bank.

Gail is currently a Non-Executive Director of Eclipx Group and Sydney Metro.

Gail has previously served on the Boards of ARQ Group (ASX:ARQ), OneVue (ASX:OVH), SIRCA and RoZetta Technology and Onthehouse (ASX:OTH) as independent Chair, and as a Non-Executive Director on PayPal Australia, QIC, UXC (ASX:UXC), Baycorp, Alleron Funds Management, Air Services Australia, the Sydney Opera House Trust and Harvey World Travel (ASX:HWT).

Gail has an MA from UTS, and a Graduate Certificate in Finance from Griffith University. She is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

In January 2018 Gail was awarded an Order of Australia for distinguished service to the finance and banking industry, to business through a range of roles, as an advocate for technology, and as a mentor to women.

Gail is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Remuneration, People and Nomination Committee.

Greg Ruddock

Greg Ruddock

Independent Non-Executive Director

Greg has been a Director of Prospa Group since October 2015. Greg has more than 30 years’ experience in private equity and operations management and specialises in investment strategy, business development and mergers & acquisitions.

Greg is a founder and Joint Chief Executive Officer of Ironbridge where he co-leads Investment and Portfolio Management activities. Since 2003 Greg has led many of its successful financial services investments including Prospa, Judo Capital, Eclipx Group and Stardex Insurance. Greg also led and served on the Boards of Easternwell, Super A-mart, BBQs Galore, Tandem Group, and AOS.

Prior to this role, Greg spent 7 years with leading Australian industrial group Wesfarmers in mergers and acquisitions and 5 years with Gresham Partners and Gresham Private Equity where he led the development of financial services payments provider Cashcard Australia. Greg also spent 5 years with diversified listed company Avatar Limited, where he was Finance Director and Managing Director of one of its major subsidiaries.

Greg is currently a Director of Ironbridge Capital Holdings Pty Ltd, Judo Capital Limited, Navigator Resources Limited and AOS Pty Ltd.

Greg is a qualified accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia and post graduate qualifications from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and the Australian Society of Accountants.

Greg is the Chair of the Remuneration, People and Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Fiona Trafford-Walker

Fiona Trafford-Walker

Independent Non-Executive Director

Fiona has been a Director of Prospa Group since March 2018.

Fiona has more than 25 years’ experience advising institutional asset owners and investors on investment and governance-related issues.

Since September 2015, Fiona has served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Link Administration Holdings (ASX:LNK) where she is also Chair of the Risk and Audit Committee. She is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Victorian Funds Management Corporation (VFMC) and a member of the Investment Committee for the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute.

Fiona is also an Investment Director at Frontier Advisors, where she is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and Governance Advisory team. She was the inaugural Managing Director at Frontier Advisors and played a critical role in growing the firm.

Fiona holds a B.Ec (Hons) from James Cook University and a Master of Finance from RMIT University. She is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

In 2013, Fiona was awarded inaugural Woman of the Year in the Money Management/Super Review of Women in Financial Services Awards, and was ranked one of the top 10 global Asset Consultants from 2013 to 2016. In 2016, Fiona was announced as a winner in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards in the Board/Management category.

Fiona is the Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Remuneration, People and Nomination Committee.

Avi Eyal

Avi Eyal

Non-Executive Director

Avi has been a Director of Prospa Group since its incorporation in 2012 and has been instrumental to the development of Prospa.

Avi has more than 22 years’ experience in founding, scaling and running global technology and finance companies.

Avi is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Entrée Capital which led Prospa’s seed and series A funding and has participated or led in each funding round. Avi brings extensive finance and technology, governance, risk and compliance (GRC) knowledge to Prospa. In 2004 he co-founded Cura Software Solutions which sold GRC software to Global 1000 companies and served as CEO until 2009 when it was sold to a public technology company.

Avi is a current Board Director of monday.com, BreezoMeter, Gastrofix, Adhawk, thumbzup and other technology companies in the UK, EU, USA and Israel. Avi has previously served as Board Director for Riskified, HouseParty, FlyPay (JustEat), Scan Inc. (now Snapchat), Cura Software Solutions, CQS Technology Holdings, Real Technology Ventures and Datatec Limited/Insight Technologies.

Avi has a BSc in Electronic and Computer Engineering from the University of Natal in South Africa. In 2010 Avi received the Johnnie Walker Entrepreneur of the Year Award and in 2018 was listed by Forbes Inc as one of the Top 25 European venture Capitalists (Midas List).

Avi is a member of the Audit and Risk committee and a member of the Remuneration, People and Nomination Committee.

 

Leadership Team

Ed Bigazzi

Ed Bigazzi

Chief Financial Officer

Ed joined Prospa in July 2015. He has responsibility for financial control, risk, treasury, legal and compliance.

Ed has four years’ experience in financial services and 11 years in investment banking and private equity with experience in financial analysis, M&A, complex financing structures and investment management.

Prior to joining Prospa, Ed spent nine years at Ironbridge Capital and has served as Non-Executive Director for two portfolio companies.

Ed has a BCom/LLB (Hons) in Finance, Economics and Law from Sydney University.

Ben Lamb

Ben Lamb

Chief Operating Officer

Ben joined Prospa in April 2016. He has responsibility for operations, procurement and vendor management, and Prospa’s New Zealand operations.

Ben has 12 years’ experience in financial services including product development, customer experience, operations, procurement and establishing offshore operations.

Prior to joining Prospa, Ben was Head of Product & Customer Solutions at ASX-listed financial services company Eclipx Group; and Head of Customer Experience and Operations at ASX-listed financial services company FlexiGroup.

Damon Pezaro

Damon Pezaro

Chief Product Officer

Damon joined Prospa in June 2017. He has responsibility for all product development and management including design, data and analytics.

Damon has more than 20 years’ experience in digital focused businesses working across online and technical environments, having held key product and operational roles in several successful start-ups and large corporates.

Prior to joining Prospa, Damon was Chief Product Officer at ASX200-listed Domain Group, Head of Operations at OurDeal.com.au (acquired by GroupOn), and Senior Manager – Product & Technology at News Digital Media (NewsCorp).

Richard Miller

Richard Miller

Chief Technology Officer

Richard joined Prospa in August 2015. He has responsibility for delivery of Prospa’s technology platform and cyber security.

Richard has 30 years’ experience in software engineering with over 18 years specifically in cloud solutions.

Prior to joining Prospa, Richard was VP of Product Development at US-based HotSchedules (acquired MacromatiX), CTO at Australian start-up MacromatiX and CTO of Dimension Data Australia.

Richard has a BSc (Hons) Computer Science from the University of Cape Town and MBA (Exec) from AGSM at UNSW.

Emma Robinson

Emma Robinson

Chief Marketing Officer

Emma joined Prospa in June 2018. She has responsibility for customer acquisition and retention, marketing and brand.

Emma has more than 20 years’ experience leading customer acquisition, product development and marketing in insurance and financial services.

Prior to joining Prospa, Emma was Head of Marketing for Business and Private Banking for ANZ and Marketing & Product Director for GE Capital in Australia and held senior roles at Aviva (UK), The Direct Line Group (UK) and BT Financial Group.

Emma has a BBus from Queensland University and a Masters in Marketing Management from MGSM.

Matthew Bauld

Matthew Bauld

Executive General Manager, Sales and Business Development

Matt joined Prospa in October 2013. He has responsibility for national sales, distribution and channel management.

Matt has 17 years’ experience in financial services in national sales and marketing management positions and extensive channel management experience in commercial and consumer finance.

Prior to joining Prospa, Matt led Sales & Marketing at The Leasing Centre, was Head of National Channel Sales at ASX-listed financial services company FlexiGroup and was Head of Sales & Marketing at Hanover Consumer Finance (acquired by FlexiGroup).

Elise Ward

Elise Ward

Executive General Manager, People and Culture

Elise joined Prospa in December 2018. She has responsibility for the design and delivery of our people strategy.

Elise has more than ten years’ experience in delivering progressive people and culture strategies across start-ups and multinational organisations.

Prior to joining Prospa, Elise led the People & Culture team for Canadian-based technology company Elastic Path Software and has held senior HR roles at Samsung and Tabcorp.

Elise has a Bachelor of HR Management from Macquarie University and a Graduate Certificate in Change Management from AGSM at UNSW.

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