Board of Directors

John Nantes

Executive Chairman

Mr Nantes has over 20 years of experience in Financial Services. Prior to being the Chief Executive Officer of Adcock Private Equity, Mr Nantes was Group Head of Financial Services at Crowe Horwath, which held over $10b in funds under management and was Australia's largest SMSF provider with over 10,000 funds. Mr Nantes has held various Chief Executive roles in Financial Services and Senior Executive roles in St George Bank and Colonial State Bank. Mr Nantes is also currently a non-executive director and responsible manager for Cashwerkz, a financial services company. Mr Nantes has three bachelor degrees in Law, Commerce, and Arts as well as holds a Diploma in Financial Planning.

Christopher Whitehead

Non-Executive Director

Mr Whitehead was previously the CEO of Credit Union Australia and Bank West-Retail. Mr Whitehead has broad experience in financial services, information technology and other industries in a wide range of roles. Mr Whitehead has previously served as a non-executive Director for Cuscal Limited, St Andrew's Insurance Group, Unisys West and a number of financial service, technology and community organisations.

Craig Swanger

Non-Executive Director

Craig Swanger has 20 years’ experience in financial services. He was Executive Director of Macquarie Global Investments, responsible for managing around $10bn in client funds across Asia, North America and Australia. Craig has direct experience in structuring and raising funds from retail investors, including through managed funds, structured products and listed vehicles in several jurisdictions. He has extensive board experience, including Macquarie Bank’s major funds management entity, Macquarie Investment Management Limited and a total of 15 internal and external boards since 2003. He was Chairman of 5 of the largest debt listed investment companies in Australia and New Zealand issued over the past decade, and more recently worked with Australia’s largest corporate bond and securitization distribution specialists, FIIG Securities.


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