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Meet the team

An award-winning team with decades of deep experience across financial services, energy and technology.

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Katherine McConnell

Founder & 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 council member of University of Wollongong and non executive board member at Australian Finance Industry Association.

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Isaac Ward

Chief Operating Officer

Isaac has over 20 years of experience in the technology industry, with a focus on business and commercial leadership. Most recently, Isaac led Australian telco Amaysim as the company’s Chief Commercial Officer.

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Gavin Dennis

Chief Financial Officer

Gavin has over 20 years of experience in commercial finance roles, private equity, corporate development and M&A in Australia and the UK. Most recently he was CFO at Cover Genius, the global insuretech, where he led the global finance and corporate development functions.

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.