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Meet the board

We’re on a mission to make sustainability affordable and accessible for everyone.

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Katherine McConnell

Chair, Director & CEO

Katherine is the Founder and CEO of Brighte. With over 20 years’ experience in Investment Banking and Financial Services including 14 years at Macquarie Bank, Katherine is a board member of University of Wollongong and non executive board member at Australian Finance Industry Association.

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Jeremy Kwong-Law

Non-Executive Director

As the CIO of Grok Ventures. Jeremy has over 15 years experience as an entrepreneur working as founder of BetterWealth and Vista, and working across investments for Macquarie and Rabobank.

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Dave Parfett

Non-Executive Director

Dave Parfett is an Operating Principal at AirTree Ventures where he works with early and growth stage companies, helping them scale, raise capital and exit. Dave represents AirTree on the boards of Employment Hero, DesignCrowd, HotDoc, Edrolo, Prospa, Brighte, Spaceship and others. Before joining AirTree, Dave spent 16 years advising, operating, and investing across various B2B and B2C sectors, spanning different business models and growth phases. Commencing his career in investment banking and then management consulting, Dave subsequently led the development and market entry of three B2C businesses, in addition to founding and leading Qantas's CVC arm.

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Melinda Snowden

Non-Executive Director

Melinda brings over 30 years of finance experience to her role on the Brighte board. A professional Non-executive Director since 2010, Melinda’s board and governance experience spans technology, retail, property and funds management sectors across start ups and established companies. Melinda is currently a non executive director with ASX listed software as a network provider Megaport and online furniture and homewares retailer Temple and Webster. In her executive career, Melinda was an investment banker at Grant Samuel, Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs, and a corporate solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills.

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Anna Morrow

Company Secretary

Anna has broad in-house legal experience within domestic and international financial services organisations. She has worked as a lawyer with HSBC, ING Bank, AMP and Westpac in retail banking, business banking and institutional divisions supporting consumers, Government entities and corporate clients. She enjoys the commercial and strategic focus of an in-house role, especially in a fast-paced fintech environment.

Acknowledgement of Country

Brighte acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of our land - Australia. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the elders past, present and emerging. The Gadigal of the Eora Nation are the traditional custodians of the land on which Brighte’s office stands.