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About Brighte

Meet the team

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Katherine McConnell

Founder & CEO

Katherine is the CEO and founder of Brighte. With over 16 years in Investment Banking and Financial Services, 14 of which were at Macquarie Bank, Katherine was perfectly positioned to bring her vision to life in 2015 when she launched the business.

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Rachel Gatehouse

Chief Operating & Financial Officer

Rachel has over 25 years' experience in Financial Services including senior executive roles in HBOSA, ANZ and Equigroup.

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Malini Sietaram

Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer

Malini has over 13 years' experience in Marketing including senior leadership roles at Ebay, Cashrewards and Finder.

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Ann Devine

Chief Risk Officer

Ann has over 20 years in risk and compliance, including roles at Macquarie Funds Group, BT Financial Group, QSuper and as a lawyer at ASIC.

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Julian Dell

Chief Technology Officer

Julian has over 20 years of experience in technology working across finance, telcos and retail, including roles in Oroton Group, Amaysim, TrueLocal and MLC (NAB)

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John Rohl

Chief Corporate Development Officer

John has over 16 years' experience in finance and energy and spent over a decade at Macquarie Capital and in corporate development at AGL

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.