Team

Gerd Schenkel

CHAIRMAN


Gerd combines extensive experience as a Management Consultant with The Boston Consulting Group with successful Executive appointments at National Australia Bank, Citigroup and Telstra. He is the founder of UBank and led the digital agenda of Telstra. Most recently, Gerd was the CEO of Tyro Payments and has also been appointed to serve on the Federal Government of Australia's Task-force for Small Business Digitisation. Gerd has a Master degree in Engineering (Robotics) and an MBA from the Columbia Business School in New York.

Christine Christian AO

DIRECTOR


Christine Christian is a business executive and entrepreneur with more than 35 years’ experience in financial services, investment, private equity, credit risk, digital media and publishing. Christine is currently Deputy Chairman and Director of FlexiGroup Limited, Non-Executive Director of MaxCap Group and Non-Executive Director of Lonsec.  She is Deputy President and Board member of the State Library of Victoria and Council member of La Trobe University. Christian was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia in June 2020 in recognition of her distinguished service to the financial and investment sectors, to women in business, and through support for emerging entrepreneurs.

Mark Casey

DIRECTOR & CO-FOUNDER


Mark is the Managing Director of Casey Capital, a private investment vehicle with over $2 Billion in projects under management. As Credit Clear’s cornerstone investor Mark brings a wealth of knowledge with over 30 years experience in property development, funds management and investment in early stage technology ventures.

Lewis Romano

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & CO-FOUNDER


Lewis is a dynamic entrepreneur who successfully founded and grew three businesses before he was 30. He was named on Smart Company Australia’s “Hot 30 under 30” list in 2016. After attending Bond University to study Business Entrepreneurship, Lewis gained experience in marketing and sales before founding his first business in bespoke fashion e-commerce. Lewis went on to jointly establish what became Australia’s third largest online job site SpotJobs.com. After successfully exiting that business, Lewis turned his focus to the creation of Credit Clear in 2016. Lewis remains a key driver of many fundamental client and strategic relationships for the Credit Clear business.

Marcus Price

DIRECTOR


Prior to joining the Credit Clear Board Marcus was CEO of PEXA. He has over 25 years’ experience building successful practices and maximising shareholder returns. Notably, he has developed and managed entirely new transformative businesses from start-up to sale. He specialises in early stage and competitive market entry financial services businesses involving competitive market analysis, equity structures and financial engineering. Marcus has held senior positions with National Australia Bank as well as the Boston Consulting Group. In addition, he developed and exited financial services businesses as the CEO and Executive Director for both Veda and Dun & Bradstreet.

Brenton Glaister

CEO


Brenton has more than 35 years' experience in the credit management industry. During this time he has personally overseen the successful implementation and execution of debt recovery contracts across a range of sectors including auto finance, utilities, telecoms, government, banking and finance and insurance. Brenton is a past president of the Institute of Mercantile Agents (IMA).

David Hentschke

GROUP GM, STRATEGY & TECHNOLOGY


David most recently played an instrumental role in leading Property Exchange Australia Limited’s (PEXA) strategy, international and corporate development functions.
David was also a senior leader in a credit technology start-up company, Equigen Pty Ltd, which was acquired by Data Advantage Ltd (now Equifax Australia Pty Ltd). He also spent
2 years at Telstra Credit Services in various roles including Head of Credit Strategy and Commercial Services and was a management consultant with The Boston Consulting Group.
David holds a Masters of Business Administration and Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Economics from the University of New England, an Ass. Diploma in Agriculture from the University of Adelaide and completed an Authentic Leadership Development at Harvard Business School.

Jason Serafino

CTO


Jason is an experienced, hands on technology and product leader with in excess of 20 years experience leading teams from foundation to scale-up and established corporates. Jason has a passion for helping businesses achieve breakthrough innovation and scale. Prior to his current role, Jason was GM of Innovation and Technology at Liberty Financial and lead a team of technology professionals with responsibility for the design, development and management of Liberty’s end-to-end technology platforms including broker, risk assessment, settlement, portfolio servicing and funding systems.

Victor Peplow

CFO


Victor has over 25 years experience in the financial services sector. During his professional career, Victor has been the Chief Financial Officer for the Australian Wealth Management division of leading international organisations including Citigroup and Morgan Stanley.

Mike Tauschek

IN-HOUSE LEGAL COUNSEL


Mike has comprehensive experience in dispute resolution and corporate/commercial litigation and transactions, with a particular focus on regulatory issue. Prior to joining Credit Clear Mike worked for top-tier and boutique litigation firms. Mike’s expertise includes regularly advising on complex transactions as well as claims in contract, equity, corporate disputes and financial services regulation.

Piero Gross

COO


Piero is a proven finance and senior contact centre professional with over 18 years’ experience in receivables management and call centres across multiple platforms, markets and industry sectors. A qualified compliance, audit and risk mitigation strategist, Piero’s strengths are in developing innovation and change management programmes using big data analytics, meaningful trend analysis and cultural engagement.

Get in touch


To speak to any member of our team, feel free to get in touch.Call us on 1300 909 934
or email us at sales@creditclear.com.au
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