Joint CEOs & Co-Founders
Greg is a Co-Founder of Prospa and a Director of Prospa New Zealand has been instrumental to the establishment of Prospa.
Greg has six 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 creating solutions that change the way people experience finance. 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 is a Co-Founder of Prospa and a Director of Prospa New Zealand and has been instrumental to the establishment of Prospa.
Beau has 14 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 changing the way people experience finance. 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 ASX-listed financial services company FlexiGroup. Beau has a BCom in Economics and Finance from Sydney University.
General Manager, New Zealand
Adrienne is responsible for building the Prospa business in New Zealand to be the first choice for small business, and for building a strong network of loyal and engaged referrers.
Adrienne has over 18 years of experience in the financial industry. Most recently she led Resimac NZ to become one of New Zealand’s premier non-bank lenders, and prior to that was responsible for partnerships and distribution at Genworth Financial.
Chief Financial Officer
Ed joined Prospa in July 2015. He has responsibility for financial control, risk, treasury, legal and compliance. Ed has three 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.
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 11 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.
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 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).
Chief Technology Officer
Richard joined Prospa in August 2015. He has responsibility for delivery of Prospa’s technology platform and cyber security. Richard has 28 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.
General Manager, Sales & Business Development
Matt joined Prospa in October 2013. He has responsibility for national sales, distribution and channel management. Matt has 16 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, was Head of Sales & Marketing at Hanover Consumer Finance and Lombard Finance (both acquired by FlexiGroup).
Chief Marketing Officer
Emma joined Prospa in June 2018. She has responsibility for customer acquisition and retention, marketing and brand.
Emma has over 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.
General Manager, People & Culture
Elise joined Prospa in December 2018. She has responsibility for the design and delivery of people strategy.
Elise has over 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.