Joint CEOs & Co-Founders
Greg is a Co-Founder of Prospa and has been an Executive Director of Prospa Group since 2011 and has been instrumental to the establishment of Prospa.
Greg has seven years’ experience in financial services and eight years’ experience in creating and scaling start-ups, with two previous successful exits.
Prior to founding Prospa, Greg was involved in the start and scaling of a consumer service chain and an international consumer product franchise, and successfully exited both.
Greg is passionate about product, design and technology and developing cash flow products and services that help small businesses to prosper.
In 2017 Greg was jointly awarded Fintech Leader of the Year by Fintech Australia and was jointly awarded the NSW Pearcey Tech Entrepreneur of the Year Special Recognition award.
Greg has a BCom in Accounting from Monash University.
Beau is a Co-Founder of Prospa and has been an Executive Director of Prospa Group since 2013 and has been instrumental to the establishment of Prospa.
Beau has 15 years in financial services and has founded a technology start-up and managed a consumer product retailer.
Beau is passionate about building and growing high performing teams and creating cash flow products and services that keep small business moving.
In 2017 Beau was jointly awarded Fintech Leader of the Year by Fintech Australia and was jointly awarded the NSW Pearcey Tech Entrepreneur of the Year Special Recognition award.
Prior to co-founding Prospa, Beau held senior positions including National Sales Manager at listed financial services company FlexiGroup.
Beau has a BCom in Economics and Finance from Sydney University.
Chief Financial Officer
Ed joined Prospa in July 2015. He has responsibility for financial control, risk, treasury, legal and compliance.
Ed has four years’ experience in financial services and 11 years in investment banking and private equity with experience in financial analysis, M&A, complex financing structures and investment management.
Prior to joining Prospa, Ed spent nine years at Ironbridge Capital and has served as Non-Executive Director for two portfolio companies.
Ed has a BCom/LLB (Hons) in Finance, Economics and Law from Sydney University.
Chief Operating Officer
Ben joined Prospa in April 2016. He has responsibility for operations, procurement and vendor management, and Prospa’s New Zealand operations.
Ben has 12 years’ experience in financial services including product development, customer experience, operations, procurement and establishing offshore operations.
Prior to joining Prospa, Ben was Head of Product & Customer Solutions at ASX-listed financial services company Eclipx Group; and Head of Customer Experience and Operations at ASX-listed financial services company FlexiGroup.
Chief Product Officer
Damon joined Prospa in June 2017. He has responsibility for all product development and management including design, data and analytics.
Damon has more than 20 years’ experience in digital focused businesses working across online and technical environments, having held key product and operational roles in several successful start-ups and large corporates.
Prior to joining Prospa, Damon was Chief Product Officer at ASX200-listed Domain Group, Head of Operations at OurDeal.com.au (acquired by GroupOn), and Senior Manager – Product & Technology at News Digital Media (NewsCorp).
Chief Technology Officer
Shai has over 20 years’ experience in the technology sector and is responsible for leading technology development at Prospa.
Prior to joining Prospa, Shai has been helping scale technology teams in Asia, Europe, America and Australia. He has been based in Silicon Valley where he was VP of Engineering at Brigade, and also Engineering Manager at Twitter. Most recently, he was Chief Technology Officer at Campaign Monitor where he delivered major initiatives around technology, operations and M&A.
Shai has a BCompSc from IDC Herzliya in Israel and a PhD in Computer Science (AI) from UNSW.
Chief Commercial Officer
Simon is responsible for Sales and Business Development and leads on strategy and planning across Prospa.
Simon has more than 15 years’ experience in customer focused, high-growth businesses and was most recently the CEO of XE.com. Prior to that he was a member of the OFX Executive team and has held senior roles at Macquarie Bank, Vodafone and Gemini Consulting.
Simon has a BA in Economics from the University of Nottingham.
Executive General Manager – Growth Channels
Matt joined Prospa in 2014 and is responsible for growing Trade, which includes our ProspaPay product, into a high value line of business that can contribute long term shareholder value. In his previous role at Prospa Matt was responsible for building our distribution partner channel. He has over 17 years’ experience growing trade and consumer finance businesses through third party channels in Australia.
Matt has previously held leadership positions at FlexiGroup, Technology Leasing, Hanover Consumer Finance, Lombard Finance and also created mybuy – an interest free revolving credit facility.
Executive General Manager – People & Culture
Elise joined Prospa in December 2018. She has responsibility for the design and delivery of our people strategy.
Elise has more than ten years’ experience in delivering progressive people and culture strategies across start-ups and multinational organisations.
Prior to joining Prospa, Elise led the People & Culture team for Canadian-based technology company Elastic Path Software and has held senior HR roles at Samsung and Tabcorp.
Elise has a Bachelor of HR Management from Macquarie University and a Graduate Certificate in Change Management from AGSM at UNSW.