Management Team

Brian Rowe Director

Brian Rowe
Direct +61 2 8894 7808
Mobile +61 411 198 722

Brian is a finance professional with a long history in the Australian finance industry.

He has spent his working career in banking and finance, commencing at the Bank of NSW in 1966 in general banking. He has specialised in both agricultural finance and residential lending, holding senior positions with the Primary Industry Bank and ING, and as General Manager at Rabobank and ANZ. In these positions Brian has gained a thorough understanding of third party lending in Australia.

In 2001 Brian commenced his own business in mortgage management and later in asset finance funding.

Brian holds a Master’s Degree in Finance.

Rob Burden CEO

Rob Burden
Managing Director
Direct +61 2 8894 7803
Mobile +61 438 213 394

Rob is a banking and finance professional with over 20 years’ experience across commercial, residential and asset finance with specific expertise in the third-party broker market.

Rob started his career at ING Mercantile Mutual Bank where he quickly rose through the ranks gaining experience in credit, property finance and origination. He subsequently gained exposure to wholesale mortgage funding running the sales and marketing function for a successful mortgage manager. Rob spent the next 8 years in commercial banking with the NAB and CBA subsidiary Bankwest, working with complex trading businesses and commercial property finance structures.

Rob holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master’s degree in Applied Finance.

Bob Burden Director

Bob Burden
Mobile +61 414 651 015

Bob has over 40 years international banking and leasing experience in Australia and overseas, having held various management positions with the Barclays group in South Africa. Bob has an in-depth knowledge of equipment leasing company systems and procedures, having developed and implemented leasing platforms at two equipment finance companies from scratch.

Bob started Small Ticket Finance Company in 2003, the aim was to launch and manage an equipment leasing portfolio to complement the existing mortgage management portfolio of the group, changing its name to Iden Leasing in 2006 (which became Selfco Leasing in 2015). During this time Bob has overseen the growth of Selfco Leasing from its infancy as Small Ticket Finance Company to a leading specialist equipment leasing company in Australia.

Bob holds an MBA specialising in Finance.

Matt Ingram
Direct +61 2 8894 7811
Mobile +61 418 644 906

Matt joined us in 2020. He has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services sector in Australia, NZ and UK.

He has a strong background in establishing, growing, operating and managing businesses across commercial and consumer markets.

His previous roles include being the former Head of Asset Finance & Leasing at Investec Bank, CEO of Equigroup & Chief Operating Officer at Thorn.

He is also the founder and Managing Director of Sustainable Asset Finance

Business Development Managers

Jess Stevens
Business Development Manager
Mobile +61 412 907 214

Jess has 20 years’ experience in banking having fulfilled a range of roles across the industry including Lending, Compliance, Business Analysis, Projects and Communications, Collections and most recently Business Development, in both the lending and aggregation space. In her time as a Business Development Manager, Jess has been recognised for her success for forging strong relationships and driving growth with her brokers through several industry awards including 5-Star BDM in 2021 and 2023, and most notably being named the NSW/ACT Best BDM by MFAA in 2021.

Jess considers effective communication, trust and a strong rapport as the cornerstone to her role as a BDM, and uses her industry knowledge to provide comprehensive support and guidance to ensure her brokers achieve the best possible outcome for their customers first time every time.

Rod McMillin Business Development Manager

Rod McMillin
Business Development Manager
Mobile +61 456 007 803

Rod is an experienced Business Development Manager who specialises in Working Capital Solutions, specifically Vehicle & Equipment Finance.

Rod has more than 20 years of experience across a number of roles, including Sales in Retail Banking, Business Banking, International Trade & Equipment Finance. Rod commenced his career with the Nab before progressing to management & specialist roles within the CBA across both direct & third party channels.

Andrew Cusworth,
Business Development Manager
Mobile +61 404 853 064

Andy is based in Brisbane and has 30yrs experience in Business Development & Sales Team management covering Equipment Finance, Asset & Business Lending.

He specialises in third party relationships via the Broker channel and is keen to assist his Brokers with matching their Customers to the best solutions in Asset finance.