Company

Leadership

Our management team has extensive payments and financial services experience in multiple international markets.

Executive team

Alastair Wilkie

CEO & Managing Director

Alastair is an experienced financial services executive specialising in banking and payments coupled with a background in information technology and business development. Alastair has over 25 years of experience in senior leadership roles across Australia, Europe and North America.

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Clayton Fossett

COO

Clayton has over 20 years of experience in fintech, financial services, technology and consulting. He has been Chief Operating Officer at Change Financial since it was established and has been instrumental in the company’s journey through building and launching its payments and card issuing platform.

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Tony Sheehan

CFO

Tony is a highly experienced, strategic and influential finance executive with more than 18 years of international experience in investment banking, private equity, corporate finance, operations and sales and marketing roles, across Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

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Vinnie D’Alessandro

CPO

Vinnie has over 20 years of technology experience spanning operational, architectural, strategic and managerial roles across multiple industries including, financial services, aged care, energy, gaming, retail, tourism, construction and not-for-profit.  

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Arnold Lee

CTO

Arnie is a highly experienced executive focused on people and technology.  He has spent over 20 years leading technology teams across a range of sectors such as IT, logistics and financial services; including an 11-year tenure in London working in banking and energy commodity trading.

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Board

Benjamin 
Harrison

Chairman

Ben has 15 years’ experience in advising and investing in companies. He commenced his career as a project manager for a large international engineering consulting firm working on a number of infrastructure projects in Australia and Southeast Asia.

Ben is a founder and chief investment officer of Altor Capital and is active in the private credit and private equity sectors in Australia. He currently holds board and advisory roles for a number of private and public companies.

Ian Leijer

Non-Executive Director

Ian is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in financial analysis, corporate transactions, business strategy and business management.

Ian currently works with a number of entities on business analysis, capital raising (debt & equity) and general management. Ian also holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney, Australia.

Eddie Grobler

Non-Executive Director

Eddie has more than 34 years’ experience in the Payments industry. He spent 14 years working for one of the largest banks in South Africa where he was responsible for Electronic Banking and Merchant Services.

Eddie then joined Mastercard in 1999 as Senior Vice President for Mastercard Africa. In 2008 he was appointed as Executive Vice President for Mastercard Australasia and in 2017 he took up the role of Executive Vice
President: Real Time Payments, based in the United Kingdom

Alastair Wilkie

CEO & Managing Director

Alastair is an experienced financial services executive specialising in banking and payments coupled with a background in information technology and business development. Alastair has over 25 years of experience in senior leadership roles across Australia, Europe and North America.

Tom Russell

Alternate Director to Chairman

Tom has more than 10 years’ experience as an investor and corporate advisor working across a range of industries with a focus on growth companies in the technology, finance, industrial, energy and resource sectors.

Tom has previously held both operational and corporate advisory roles in the United States and Australia and has been instrumental in raising capital, advising on corporate structure and business strategy, executing M&A and takeover transactions, managing operations and development, as well as launching technology platforms.

Our processes

Corporate governance

The Board of Change Financial Limited is responsible for implementing and maintaining a culture of strong corporate governance. The Board also establishes and monitors key performance goals, and is committed to maximizing performance, generating Shareholder value and financial returns, and sustaining our long-term growth and success. 

With these goals and objectives in mind the Company’s Corporate Governance policies and procedures have been developed with reference to the Australian Securities Exchange Corporate Governance Council’s recommendations.