We aim to develop a culture that enables people to flourish, rising the abilities of the wider team like a rising tide.

Meet the team

Our team is passionate, dedicated and excited to bring our vision into the world.
Peter Nimmo

Peter Nimmo

Investments
Tom Ellis

Tom Ellis

Capital Markets
Ross McKinnon

Ross McKinnon

Non Executive Director

Wesley Hill

Legal Counsel

Wesley is an experienced inhouse legal counsel with experiences and a focus on financial services. His experience is in all aspects of corporate, commercial, property and family offices.

Wesley shares a passion for motorcycles and Ducati's particuarly.

Guy Hamilton

Advisor

Guy is a highly experienced and accomplished leader, mentor and author. Guy has notable C-suite and management roles inside HSBC, including CEO - HSBC International and Project Director Global Retail at HSBC.

Guy also is active in Board and advisory roles in financial services and strategy.

HSBC

Brett Hales

Chief Executive Officer& Founder

Brett has 10+ years experience in Fintech and Financial technology, notably founded Tappr (acquired), Suncorp and Synapse Financial.

Brett enjoys motorcycling and has a Yamaha R6 and MT09.

Synapse
Suncorp
Tappr

Sophie Robertson

Advisor

Sophie is an experienced Executive and Senior Leader, notably as Director of Equities at Credit Suisse.

Sophie when not in the investment scene has a great appetite for emerging innovations and new business models.

Credit Suisse

Dr Chris Booth

Advisor

Chris is an experienced business owner and investor, particularly within the Angel and Venture Capital networks.

Chris is passionate about driving innovative offerings to market and is sector agnostic, with a speciality within the Biosciences space.

Cissy Ma

Advisor & Investments

Cissy is an experienced and well connected senior leader with roles in ShineWing, Aurizon, Queensland Treasury Corporation and CPA Australia.

Cissy is an extremely active thought-leader and promotes impact leadership, female entrepreneurs (via SheEO) and is a regular guest speaker on international stages.

Shine Wing
Aurizon
Queensland Treasury

Steve Toomey

Operations and Platform

Steve has had a decorated career in Investment and Institutional with Senior Roles at Barclays, Morgan Stanley and UBS.

When not drinking the world dry of coffee, Steve enjoys drinking the world dry of wine.

Morgans
Barclays
UBS

David Lynch

Advisory

David is an incredibly experienced executive, innovator and digital fintech leader. He's held Senior Leadership roles at DBS Singapore and Standard Chartered in Hong Kong.

When David is not advising, he's very active in the fintech innovation circles.

Standard Chartered
DBS

Andre Allavena

Architect and Software

Andre is an experienced Software Developer & Solutions Architecture with a focus on Cyber Security and compliance.

When Andre is not solving the world's coding problem's, he's a violinist at the Brisbane Symphony Orchestra.

Standard Chartered
DBS

Clive Kay

Managing Director

Clive has had 15 years experience in Board Governance, Political Economics & Venture Capital.

Clive enjoys touring Vietnam on a motorcycle and spending time with his 3 children.

Alliant Perpetual

David Nichols

Advisory

David has had a whurlwind last 5 years, but has been in Senior roles in Finance and Compliance for over 15 years. Notably as Head of Risk with Qudos and being the cofounder of Xinja.

When David doesn't pick up the phone, you'll find him on the fairways.

Xinja
Qudos