MEET THE TEAM
David FerrallGROUP CEO & MANAGING DIRECTOR
David is a highly experienced financial services executive with more than 30 years in financial and investment markets. He has built and managed businesses in Australia, Asia and Japan for companies including CBA, Shinsei Bank, JPMorgan and Citigroup.
Andrea MaraniChief Executive Officer FinClear
Andrea’s extensive financial services career spans more than 20 years and includes senior management and executive roles at firms such as Shaw & Partners, Wilson HTM, Global Trader, Rabobank, Bankers Trust, JP Morgan and Investec. He was most recently CEO of OpenMarkets, building the company from startup to top 15 ASX participant.
Bill KeoghChief Executive Officer Transact1
Bill has accumulated over 30 years of experience in the capital markets and funds management industry. His experience has been broad and includes risk management, portfolio management, securities trading, derivatives, and foreign exchange markets.
Bill has a Bachelor of Business, Master of Applied Finance and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Tony LynchChief Financial Officer
Tony has been with FinClear since inception and, before that, had a distinguished career in financial services across Australia and Europe, specialising in wealth management, broking and advisory.
Most recently Tony was the CFO at Pershing Australia. He has held listed CFO roles at SenSen Networks in Australia and Artilium plc in Europe. He was Group Financial Controller at Egg plc (at the time, the world’s largest on-line bank) and held board advisory positions at Australian FinTech’s Spriggy and Macrovue.
Jessica LeongHead of Legal and Compliance
Jessica has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry as a legal and compliance professional. She started her career with ASIC where she also completed her Articles. Following a number of years with the corporate regulator she entered the world of stockbroking where she has established and ran legal and compliance departments.
Jessica has also got significant experience in applying for AFSLs and putting together applications for ASX Trading, Clearing and Settlement memberships, having played a key role in helping both Pershing Australia and FinClear in this regard and has been with FinClear since its establishment in 2015.
Nick AveryChief Commercial Officer
Nick is a career financial management and stockbroking professional with more than 15 years’ experience servicing individual, high net worth and institutional clients. His expertise expands across all things equities, with experience managing stockbroking operations, developing business strategy and leading the development and delivery of new business channels. Nick holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance, Diplomas in Financial Services and Financial planning and is a Master Member of SAFAA.
David BowlesTechnology, Strategy and Innovation Officer
David’s extensive 20+ years’ experience in the UK, US and Australia has included founding, developing and leading extensive IT programs and projects across multiple countries. The past 15 years has seen David undertake significant roles as a corporate executive / senior manager and transformation change leader across both the financial services industry and resource industry.
A passionate IT professional, David enjoys the challenge of managing stakeholders while implementing large strategic programs of work and delights in solving complex business problems with clever technology.
Daniel BowerCHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER
Daniel joined FinClear in October 2021 as Head of Platform. He has over 20 years of experience in financial services, particularly focussing on design, build and implementation of proprietary investment management and wealth administration platforms.
Since 2003, he has built managed account platforms for alternative hedge fund firms, family offices, private wealth intermediaries and retail investors across all asset classes, trading styles and frequencies including global equity long/short, managed futures, option market making, FX and credit in the UK, Europe and Australia.
Daniel is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.
Gavin DawChief Technology Officer
Gavin has thirty years’ experience in enterprise software development. Formative years as a programmer and project manager, later years as technical lead, CTO, managing director and head of software engineering. Gavin has worked in a range of different technical roles supporting a diverse range of clients including Bank of England, Lloyds TSB, Oracle, Amazon and Telstra.
An avid technology enthusiast, he has also designed and implemented a solution to control and audit access to privileged accounts as well as founding a company that developed mobile and cloud solutions. Gavin is passionate about customer satisfaction through services and technology. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) Information Technology from Curtin University.