The Team

the Wisr vision

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

  • Andrew Goodwin

    Chief Executive Officer

    Andrew has over 20 years of experience in Financial Services across consumer finance, investment banking, private equity and assurance and has been with Wisr since 2017. Prior to Wisr, Andrew worked at Macquarie Capital, in both domestic and offshore markets, as well as KPMG. Andrew is focused on continuing to scale Wisr, providing exceptional products to customers that are underpinned by a clear capital and risk management strategy. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business and is a Chartered Accountant.

  • Joanne Edwards

    Chief Operating Officer

    Joanne is a respected leader of multiple disciplines in Banking, with over 18 years of 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. Before Wisr, Joanne was General Manager of Unsecured Risk at the Commonwealth Bank, where she led the integration project for the bank’s Comprehensive Credit Reporting compliance.

  • Matthew Lewis

    Chief Financial Officer

    With over 25 years of experience, Matthew has an extensive track record of financial, strategic and commercial leadership. He brings significant experience across multiple industries, including Claim Central, Avoka Technologies and KPMG, where he spent 10 years in the Deal Advisory practice, leading financial and accounting due diligence investigations and capital market equity and debt raisings, including IPOs. Matthew holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Commercial Law and is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of FINSIA.

  • James Goodwin

    Chief Growth Officer

    James has over 15 years of experience building brands, delivering growth, and leading high-performing teams. He is passionate about solving customer problems through combining purpose, technology, and people. Since joining Wisr in 2018 James has been responsible for building Wisr’s purpose-led brand, communications, and customer experience. He has worked with a number of established financial services and challenger brands, including Virgin Mobile, Bankwest, AMEX and ING.

  • Ben Berger

    Chief Product Officer

    Ben has worked in and led product and technology teams across three continents for over 20 years across B2B and B2C, from startups with successful exits through to IBM. He has spanned all product life cycle stages, from building creative new products to nurturing mature cash cows. Before joining Wisr three years ago, Ben led the product team at THE ICONIC. At Wisr, he leads the product and technology functions.

  • David King

    General Counsel

    David is a commercial lawyer with over 15 years of experience working in law firms and as an in-house lawyer in Australia and internationally. Before joining Wisr, David advised on legal and business affairs across Asia-Pacific as Senior Legal Counsel (APAC) at IMG/Endeavor (NYSE: EDR). David was previously an Associate at global law firm Taylor Wessing LLP in London, UK. David holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Bachelor of Commerce (BComm – Finance) from the University of Melbourne.

  • Kate Renner

    Head of Employee Experience

    Kate has over 14 years of experience building people and recruitment programs in the People and Culture space. Formerly in Silicon Valley, Kate worked on building a global recruitment program at Salesforce and developed a 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.