Peter Benson is the CEO of Credit Connect Group and has over 25 years of investment and lending experience, involving numerous private financing transactions.
In 2006, prior to establishing the Credit Connect Group, Peter founded and incorporated the highly successful private lending firm, Credit Connect, which Peter still guides as one of Australia’s most respected private lending and finance facilitation firms today. The longstanding performance of Credit Connect speaks highly of Peter’s expertise and experience.
Peter holds a Diploma of Financial Planning, Certificate in Credit Management, is PS146 compliant and is very well respected in the business community throughout Australia.
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Simon Tickner is the Group’s Asset Manager and enjoyed a 20 year career trading and broking in London’s money and interest rate derivative markets prior to immigrating to Australia in 2001.
Working within the real estate funds management industry since arriving in Australia, including in senior management and board level appointments, Simon has gained extensive experience in the areas of loan origination, credit assessment, development feasibility analysis, mortgage/construction management, in-house legal processes and default management.
Simon has also sat on the Credit and Arrears Management Committees for various managed investments schemes and is familiar with both financial and compliance audit obligations of licencees as relevant to asset management.
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David Nunn is the Group’s Business Development Manager he brings more than 25 years’ experience in the finance industry to Credit Connect Group, in the fields of insurance, financial planning, funds management, commercial and consumer credit.
David is responsible for liaising with our clients and providing them with the best solutions. David has a clear customer focus, always looking to provide optimal returns for investors whilst ensuring credit integrity from strong and experienced borrowers.
David also has extensive experience in working with finance brokers and borrowers and is available at all times to deal with any loan enquiries you may have.
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Paul Cronin joined our company as the Group’s Financial Controller. Paul is responsible for the management and coordination of all monetary functions within the Group, such as financial reporting, company compliance, taxation matters and other economic regulatory requirements.
Paul has over 20 years’ experience in Senior Financial roles both in Australia, and previously in the UK. Since moving to Australia 13 years ago, Paul has performed financial roles within both the Construction and Development Industry and in Real Estate before joining Credit Connect Group.
Paul brings strong Financial Modelling, Management and Reporting experience to the Group, together with Development feasibility analysis and costing.
Paul’s passion for numbers and financial modelling is second only to his love of football, in particular Tottenham Hotspur Football Club in London.
Paul is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants.
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Javier Arango is the Group’s Operations Manager. Javier has over 20 years of investment operations experience, both at an administrative and a senior management level. He holds a strong understanding of investment operation workflows, financial markets and instruments. Javier has worked for several of Australia’s leading financial institutions such as Challanger, AMP and Perpetual Trustees where he has held a number of roles since 1994, including Manager of Investment Operations and Head of Middle Office for a combined period of ten years. For the past few years, he has been responsible for managing and implementing strategic and complex transactions, working closely with portfolio managers and various support groups, ensuring that transactions are implemented in a timely, efficient and risk aware manner.
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Nicholas Risi is the Group’s Business Development Manager. He has been working within the Financial Services industry for 11 years which give him a high level of industry knowledge. Nicholas’s strengths are with his customer service and relationship management skills, as he thrives on delivering the highest quality of information to his clients which then allows him to provide an outstanding service. His main focus is on building relationships with customers to achieve their goals. Nicholas holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce as well as a Diploma in Financial Planning and Services.
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Cam Ly is a current non-executive director of Credit Connect Capital and has for many years been involved in the Property and Finance industry in his role as a solicitor.
Cam operates his own law firm known as Cam Ly & Co Solicitors. Some of the areas his firm specialises in is mortgage lending and immigration law.
Cam speaks several languages including Mandarin, Cantonese and Vietnamese.
Cam’s qualitficiations include a Bachelor of Law & Bachelor of Science. Cam is also a registered Immigration Agent.
Christopher Bristow is a current non-executive director of Credit Connect Capital and has many years’ experience in the Financial and Real Estate sector.
Christopher has gained extensive financial experience previously working with the ANZ Bank as an Assistant Fund Manager whereby he was employed as an Authorized Representative and Compliance Officer.
Prior to this, Christopher was employed as an investigator with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
Christopher has successfully completed a double degree holding a Bachelor of Arts/Commerce.
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