our team

Our professional team are a collective of highly-experienced financial experts. These are some of the thornmoney team you may meet. Supporting them are our team of specialists who are working on developing the best products, operations, systems and communications to better serve the needs of Australian businesses and brokers.

Pete Lirantzis

CEO

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With 20 years of senior leadership experience including CEO, COO and CIO of an ASX200 listed entity and Executive and Non-Executive Director of Fintech start-up.

I’m focussing on helping Thorn outperform in the future, and assisting our clients in achieving their business’ goals.

Paul Rathbone

General Manager

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Over 20 years of experience in both commercial and consumer funding with responsibility for the strategy and growth of thornmoney.

I am focussed on continuously improving our customer and introducers experience and developing solutions to assist companies of all sizes obtain the capital they require

John Murray

Head of Credit

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With over 20 years’ experience in finance including leading credit risk teams across a range of Australian companies. John manages thornmoney’s credit policies for asset and invoice finance. He is a risk expert and decision maker on SME finance.

Emmanuel Shumba

Operations Manager, Asset Finance

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With over 15 years’ experience in the financial services sector. Emmanuel has worked across various credit, risk and recovery roles in Allianz, GE Capital and Thorn. A passionate leader who brings a strong sense of customer focus to the business.

Arvind Chand

Operations Manager, Invoice Finance

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Passionate about working capital needs and solutions for SMEs, with core skills and expertise in debtor finance. Using my vast experience in Customer Services to help create a product and a culture for the clients to enjoy their journey with us.

Michael Stavroulakis

Product Manager

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Michael has worked on strategy and delving into insight to inform the product roadmap. An exciting time to be at thornmoney and part of shaping our future success

Benson Nambiar

Sales Support Operations Manager

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Benson is experienced in Sales Support with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry.

Jerome Boadu

Business Development Manager
Asset Finance
NSW, ACT

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Jerome’s interested in getting companies financially fit. With both general business and finance experience providing an excellent background to supporting brokers to find the best outcomes for their clients.

Andy Cusworth

Business Development Manager
Asset Finance
QLD, NT

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With more than 25 years specialising in asset finance, Andy has been responsible for Sales Team Management for several brokerages and non-bank lenders.

Aris Lockhart

Business Development Manager
Invoice Finance
All states

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An Invoice Finance specialist with more than 20 years’ experience. My ultimate goal is helping businesses grow by providing them with suitable funding solutions.

Chris McCall

Business Development Manager
Asset Finance
VIC, SA, TAS, WA

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30 years in asset finance in a variety of roles and companies. Structured finance, Operating Lease, Rental and Asset Finance products for Vendor, Broker and direct sales channels.