- Brighte has appointed Gavin Dennis as CFO.
- Dennis joins the business from Cover Genius, a global insurtech business.
- The appointment is effective from November 2023.
Brighte is pleased to announce the appointment of Gavin Dennis as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) bringing further experience and rigour to Brighte’s strategy and leadership team.
With more than 20 years of experience in commercial finance roles, private equity, corporate development and M&A in Australia and the UK, Dennis brings considerable skill and depth to Brighte.
Dennis joins the business from Cover Genius, a global insurtech business, where he was CFO for over three years and helped manage and guide the business through the challenges imposed by the COVID pandemic, successfully raising capital for growth and acquisitions.
Prior to this, Dennis was CFO at eBay Australia for five years where he was responsible for eBay’s finance and analytics functions. In this role, he was also involved in eBay’s consumer marketing function and led eBay's Australian trust and risk activities.
Brighte Founder and CEO Katherine McConnell commented, “Gavin’s appointment adds to the strength of Brighte, bringing many valuable skills including his experience with global business and his involvement with disruptive tech-driven companies.”
Commencing in November, Dennis said Brighte was in a dynamic and growing space.
“I’m looking forward to this opportunity with Brighte and assisting it in shaping energy transition in Australia by making sustainability affordable and accessible.”
Since its inception, Brighte has helped more than 150,000 households with installations which are capable of offsetting more than 1.2 million tonnes of CO2 each year.
Brighte is on a mission to make sustainability affordable and accessible, offering consumers a fast and easy way to pay for solar, battery, home electrification and energy efficiency.
Brighte has to date helped over 150,000 households get solar sooner, partnering with over 2,300 solar retailers nationally and processing more than $2 billion in finance applications.
A purpose-led business supporting the power shift to the home, Brighte financed installations have the capacity to reduce household CO2 emissions by over 1 million tonnes each year, representing over 800MW of solar generation capacity.
Brighte is bringing home the power of the sun and making the benefits of clean energy accessible and affordable to Australian families. The company is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.