With over 100 years of combined industry experience between them, our executive team is working together to create Australia's leading provider of asset finance and technology leasing.
Chief Executive Officer
Dave joined Vestone Capital as Chief Executive Officer in late 2020, setting a vision to create Australia’s leading provider of asset finance and technology leasing.
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Dave leads the strategy development of the business and its journey towards becoming an independent company after being part of Macquarie Group for nearly 25 years.
Dave has almost 20 years of experience in the financial services, leasing and business process outsourcing sectors with a particular interest in organisational culture and how it can be a true source of competitive advantage.
Prior to joining Vestone Capital, Dave co-led the growth journey of Smartgroup Corporation, a highly successful, multi-award-winning organisation in the financial services / automotive services sector, from its initial days as a start-up to its inclusion as one of Australia’s 200 largest companies (ASX listed) at the time of his departure.
Born and raised in Colombia from European descent, Dave has called Australia home since 1999. Dave loves to travel and enjoys being active.
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Masaki was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer in February 2021 when Mitsubishi HC Capital became an equal shareholder in Vestone Capital.
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Masaki supports Vestone Capital’s CEO and leadership team to enable the business to meet its strategic priorities, whilst also acting as a director of the company. He is responsible for developing relationships with Japanese companies in Australia.
With over 35 years of experience in the leasing industry, Masaki is able to draw on Mitsubishi HC Capital’s long history in the global leasing industry and diverse customer base to support Vestone Capital’s growth ambitions.
Apart from his extensive career with MHC in Japan, Masaki spent 2 years in New York as President of Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance (U.S.A.), Inc.
Masaki was Born and raised in Yokohama, Japan. He loves travelling, having already visited 47 countries. He is also a lover of wine and looking forward to tasting Australian wines during his stay.
Chief Financial Officer
Ian joined Vestone Capital as Chief Financial Officer in late 2020 to help build Australia’s leading provider of asset finance and technology leasing.
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Ian leads all the financial aspects of the business, including reporting, treasury and funding/securitisation, with a joint responsibility for data analysis and other legal components.
Ian has nearly 35 years of experience in the financial services sector leading teams in the wealth management and lending sectors and has enjoyed building great businesses with people.
Prior to joining Vestone Capital, Ian was CFO/COO of an insurance premium funding business, Macquarie Pacific Funding/IQumulate for 6 years, leading the business in separating from Macquarie and the securitisation of its loan book in 2020. Prior to this, Ian spent 18 years in various roles at MLC Ltd, mainly as Head of Finance of business units in areas such as Asset Management and Financial Planning. During this period, he was also responsible for the financial aspects of setting up two joint ventures – the medical finance business, Medfin, and a corporate superannuation provider, Plum Financial Services.
Ian is originally from rural NSW and now lives in Sydney with his family. He enjoys travelling and describes himself as a golf tragic.
Chief Risk Officer
Wendy joined Vestone Capital as Chief Risk Officer in February 2021, leading Vestone Capital’s risk team, which performs credit, risk, compliance and assurance functions.
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Wendy has over 20 years of financial services experience. She has held technical risk and capital management roles within CBA and ING and worked as a Senior Risk Advisor to financial services and corporate clients whilst working at PwC and Deloitte.
More recently, Wendy was the Chief Risk Officer of the ASX listed Thorn Group Limited and Finstro. There, she established risk and compliance teams consisting of business, risk and compliance advisors who enhanced and protected the company values.
Wendy was born in Hong Kong and moved to Australia with her family as a child. She enjoys travelling and learning about different cultures through food.
Chief Operating Officer
Marc commenced as Chief Operating Officer in late 2020 to deliver on Vestone Capital’s promise of operational excellence.
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Marc has extensive experience in operational management, with over 15 years in the finance and leasing sectors and a particular focus on creating a seamless customer experience. As an experienced leader, Marc drives new initiatives through to implementation and promotes engagement to empower his team to achieve their potential.
Marc has worked in various roles within Macquarie Group. He led the development of an innovative receivables business-to-business lending product, which provided liquidity to SME’s and promoted customer retention for Enterprise clients. Marc was also the stream lead for several group acquisitions, most notably the transition of the wholesale portfolio from Esanda (ANZ) to Macquarie.
Marc enjoys travelling around Australia with his wife and kids and is active in his local AFL club. He leads an active lifestyle, including running and cycling.
Head of Sales
Anthony joined Vestone Capital as the Head of Sales in late 2020. He is focused on the growth strategy to drive originations, broaden the asset leasing appetite and provide a more agile and intuitive suite of financing products for customers and partners.
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Anthony has over 20 years of leasing experience across a wide range of equipment types from ‘all things technology’ through to energy assets and yellow goods. His history includes working within large Australian banks and other financing organisations and providing customers with leasing products to suit their unique requirements.
Prior to joining Vestone Capital, Anthony spent 14 years at Macquarie within both the Enterprise and Flow leasing businesses. He oversaw record originations, substantial referral partner growth and implemented tailored ‘as a service’ finance models during this time.
Anthony is Sydney born, lives on the Northern Beaches and can be found paddling his surf ski off the coast and within the harbour.
Human Resources Director
& Company Secretary
Dearne has extensive expertise in advising senior executives and leadership groups on the full range of Human Resources matters.
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With more than 20 years of experience in a range of HR roles at Macquarie Group, she demonstrates a wide skill set underpinned by a commercial and pragmatic approach. She has in-depth global knowledge of multiple HR functions, including employee relations, encompassing business restructures, startups, acquisitions, divestments, performance management, workforce planning, diversity and talent management.
She has built a reputation as a proven senior Human Resources professional with a track record of excellent judgement, integrity and building trusted relationships.
As a Sydneysider, Dearne enjoys a relaxed coastal lifestyle.
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