The Team

the Wisr vision

Our ideas come from every direction and every
corner of our office.

  • Anthony Nantes

    Chief Executive Officer

    Anthony has a proven track record in technology and business innovation across multiple sectors. Prior to being the Chief Executive Officer of Wisr, Anthony was the Chief Operating Officer at fintech Prospa, an online lender focusing on the SME market. During his tenure there, Deloitte recognized the company as the fastest growing technology company in Australia.

  • Andrew Goodwin

    Chief Financial Officer

    Andrew has over 15 years’ experience in the financial services industry, including investment banking and principal investment with Macquarie Capital, as well as having worked across Europe and Asia. Prior to Wisr, Andrew was partner at Draycap, a secondary private equity and infrastructure firm, and preceded his time at Macquarie Capital at FontEnergy, and in particular KPMG where he was focussed on assurance and advisory for the Financial Services sector.

  • Oliver Bladek

    Chief Operating Officer

    Oliver is passionate about how technology and high-performing teams can exceed customer expectations. Prior to Wisr, Oliver was the Deputy CEO at the National Disability Insurance Agency, building their digital and service design functions. He also supported Westpac’s agile transformation and spent 15 years at McKinsey and Company. He also led the firm’s organisation practice in Australia and New Zealand.

  • Joanne Edwards

    Chief Risk and Data Officer

    Joanne is a respected leader of multiple disciplines within Banking, with 17+ years’ experience ranging from credit risk, product management, pricing, analytics and strategic project delivery. Joanne is passionate about using data and analytics to solve business problems, drive profitable growth, streamline processes and improve customer experience.

  • James Goodwin

    Chief Marketing Officer

    James is a marketing and communications professional with a passion for leading high-performance teams. At Wisr, James is responsible for the delivery of Wisr’s purpose-led brand strategy and customer first marketing approach. He has over 12 years’ of experience in advertising and marketing, with extensive experience in the financial services sector working with brands including Bankwest, ING and American Express.

  • Dr Lili Sussman

    Chief Strategy Officer

    Lili has diverse international experience across the public, social purpose and corporate sectors. She has worked with government, international development organisations, BCG, and the Commonwealth Bank. Prior to Wisr, Lili was the Chief Strategy Officer at Social Ventures Australia. Lili holds a PhD in Political Science from Harvard University and has taught at Harvard and Yale.

  • Peter Beaumont

    Chief Commercial Officer

    Peter is a senior business executive with over 25 years’ global banking, finance and project delivery experience gained with leading international investment banks Citibank, UBS AG, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and ABN AMRO. Peter brings to Wisr a broad set of customer acquisition and client sales leadership skills along with deep experience transitioning high volume financial products businesses from traditional channels to online processing models.

  • Ben Berger

    Chief Product Officer

    Ben is a widely respected leader with over 19 years’ experience in product management, UX and technology innovation. His experience is across all stages of the product life cycle, from analysing and formulating a market approach to building and delivering innovative tech-driven solutions that create amazing customer experiences and services. Prior to Wisr, Ben was Head of Product at THE ICONIC.

  • Kate Renner

    Head of Employee Experience

    Kate has over 12 years’ experience in the People and Culture space, building people and recruitment programs. Formerly in Silicon Valley, Kate worked on building a global recruitment program at Salesforce and developed the rich end-to-end employee experience at tech start-up Inkling. Kate moved to Sydney in 2016 and has built the Wisr Employee Experience, HR and Recruitment functions from the ground up.