Greg Cathcart DipBus (Finance), F Fin
Chief Executive Officer
David Oliver B.A. (Hons) Econ, Grad Dip App Fin + Inv
Chief Financial Officer, Head of Treasury, Head of Risk
Investment banking executive, with 25 years’ experience in New Zealand, Fiji and the Pacific. Experienced in evaluating business feasibility, acquisition, divestiture, valuation, due diligence and financing transactions. Experienced in managing private equity and start-ups, through Kontiki Growth Fund, and private investments. Solid technical skills in financial modelling, accounting, deal structuring and execution. Holds directorships in major Fiji corporates. Worked on acquisitions and divestments as Manager, Corporate Advisory for Macquarie Bank in New Zealand. Drove restructuring within Fiji’s Public Enterprise sector, holding positions as Financial Advisor and subsequently as Manager of Fiji’s Public Enterprise Unit. Has held Analyst positions in Macroeconomic Forecasting at New Zealand Treasury Department. Licensed Investment Adviser and Licensed Broker Dealer in Fiji.
Head of Products and Distribution
Over 30 years financial services experience specialising in relationship-managed sales in direct and intermediary channels. General Manager of NYSE-listed GE Capital’s NZ Mortgage business with a specific brief to increase sales against a bank dominated market. Delivered on all KPI's set. Conducted risk analysis of Direct Channel products and processes for NZX-Listed Pacific Retail and detailed process approval of all distribution collateral including TV campaigns, radio, direct mail and print media. Ran credit, collections and loss-recoveries functions for Pacific Retail and assisted in driving NPBT 5-fold over 5 years. Head of Collections for AGC Finance (owned by Westpac Bank) managing a human resource of 60 employees. Ran and owned a three-branch Wizard Home Loans franchise writing loans of $96m and won Wizard Home Loans performance awards in multiple years.