Change Financial (ASX: CCA) is a global FinTech listed on Australian Securities Exchange, which delivers innovative and scalable payments solutions for exisiting and emerging markets.
Change’s technology offers Banking as a Service (BaaS) solutions to businesses and financial institutions, redefining the possibilities of payments and card issuing by providing innovative infrastructure and tools for building customisable payment solutions.
The company, who boast a world class management and technical team, has built a global enterprise payments and card issuing platform and financial transaction testing solution, which is PCI DSS certified and Mastercard registered, to address the changing payments landscape and industry drivers.
Change is the first US Mastercard certified processor in the last 5 years and second in the last 20 years.
Change has more than 120 customers in 36 countries, and has annuity income from a Blue-Chip Client Base including the big four Australian banks, major Australian supermarkets, Asian and South American banks and FinTechs.
Alastair Wilkie, CEO
Alastair is an experienced executive in the financial services industry focussed on banking and payments with a background in information technology and business development. He has over 25 years’ experience in senior leadership roles in Australia, Europe and North America.
He is the Founder and Chairman of a number of private companies driving digital disruption in the financial services industry. He was formerly COO of ASX listed, EML Payments, and was Executive General Manager at Indue, an Approved Deposit taking Institution providing aggregated banking services to the Australian Payment System. Prior to joining Indue, Mr Wilkie was CEO of Monteray Group Ltd. He has also held senior executive roles overseas at Bull Information Systems, Vision Consulting and ExploreIT.
Clayton Fossett , COO
Clayton has over 20 years’ experience in fintech, financial services, technology and consulting. He has been COO at Change Financial from the Company’s startup days and has been instrumental in the company’s journey building and launching its payments and card issuing platform. Over his tenure Clayton has directly managed and built the company’s Engineering, Compliance, Customer Support and Marketing teams. He has forged partnerships with issuing banks, Mastercard, and other networks and key industry service providers.
Prior to joining Change Financial, Clayton was at Yahoo! for 10 years, where he held a number of senior Operations Finance roles. Clayton has also worked at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, First Boston, Deloitte and Freddie Mac.
Ian Leijer, CFO
Ian is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in financial analysis, corporate transactions, business strategy and business management. He was CFO and Company Secretary for over 10 years of former ASX listed company Avatar Industries Limited. Ian started his career with Price Waterhouse specializing in corporate transactions and valuations before joining a boutique investment bank.
He currently works with a number of entities on business analysis, capital raising (debt & equity) and general management.