The Board

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Skander was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director on 1 February 2017. He has more than 23 years’ experience in financial services including payments technology platforms in both established and emerging markets.

As President and CEO of GE Capital (A&NZ), he led a team of more than 4,500 employees with an emphasis on delivering sustainable growth and operational excellence.

While in the UK he launched the country’s first and largest digital personal loan business, Hamilton Direct Bank, which grew to more than £3 billion (in assets) in its first five years.

Chairman and Non-Executive Director

Steve joined OFX in August 2016 and has over 36 years’ global corporate experience in industries including banking, financial services, mining and energy. Steve’s prior professional experience includes 22 years at General Electric, including a number of leadership positions as President and CEO GE Capital Australia and NZ and President and CEO GE Capital Asia Pacific.

Steve was appointed Vice President and Officer of General Electric Company in 2008 and was a member of GE’s Global Corporate Executive Council, the first Australian to ever be appointed to such positions in GE’s history.

Steve is also a Non-Executive Director of Origin Energy Limited, Nanosonics Limited, Lumitron Technology Inc., The Great Barrier Reef Foundation, Chair of the Origin Foundation and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee
Grant joined OFX in September 2013 and has over 35 years’ experience in accounting and corporate finance. Grant’s prior professional experience includes Head of Corporate Finance for Ernst & Young Queensland, and he is a graduate of the Kellog Advanced Executive Program at the North Western University, Chicago, United States.

Grant is also a Non-Executive Director of ALS Limited, Redbubble Limited, UQ Holdings Limited, Lynas Corporation Limited.

Grant is also Senator of the University of Queensland; Adjunct Professor School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Queensland; member of Queensland State Council of Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee
Melinda joined OFX in September 2013 and has over 20 years’ experience in business strategy and marketing. Melinda’s prior professional experience includes executive roles at Harvard Business School, ColgatePalmolive, and several retail businesses. Melinda was previously a director of APN News & Media Limited and David Jones Limited.

Melinda is also a Non-Executive Director of ASX Limited, Caltex Australia Limited, Stockland Corporation Ltd, the George Institute for Global Health, the Centre for Independent Studies and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Corporate Governance Committee.
Non-Executive Director
Doug joined OFX in March 2015 and has over 30 years’ experience in finance, consulting, strategic management and outsourcing. Doug has previously worked as Country Managing Director of Accenture Australia.

Doug is also Chairman of Odyssey House NSW McGrath Foundation, Chairman of Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and Chairman of isentia Group Limited, and Securities Industry Research Centre of Asia-Pacific (Sirca) Limited.

Doug is also a Member of the National Library of Australia Council, a Director of Frisk Pty Ltd and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Non-Executive Director

Lisa joined OFX in April 2018. Lisa has over 17 years’ experience in digital and technology specialising in digital disruption, product innovation, client experience, data analytics and marketing across the B2B and B2C sectors. Lisa is currently based in the Silicon Valley providing specialised advice to Fintech companies.

Previously, she worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia in the chief digital role as Executive General Manager Digital Channels. Lisa was previously a Partner at McKinsey & Company – Technology, Media & Telecom, based in New York and then San Francisco – where she led teams in the areas of digital strategy and transformation, digital media and marketing, and new business development.

Lisa is currently appointed as an Advisory Member Technology and Digital Business Committee with the ANZ Banking Group and resides in San Francisco.