Australia - Sydney

Lead Australia's FinTech industry to become one of the largest FinTech economies in the world enabling businesses all over Australia to thrive.

  • Make Australia the leader in Global FinTech
  • Extremely influential with a seat at the table driving change in the industry
  • Unbridaled opportunity to advance your career

About FinTech Australia

We want to make Australia one of the world's leading markets for Fintech innovation and investment. We do this by collaborating with stakeholders to create the best possible regulatory environment, and by fostering an ecosystem of supportive partners and networks so Fintech companies can thrive and grow in Australia.

FinTech Australia is all about the Australian Fintech startup community - Fintech startups, hubs, accelerators, VCs, service providers and corporate partners. We are a national, not-for-profit organisation, run for the benefit of our members across Australia.

About the role

Fintech Australia requires a CEO who will provide the leadership to make the organisation's vision a success. The individual will drive all day-to-day operational and long-term strategic activities.

Specifically you will be responsible for:

Growing the FinTech Australia community, through startups, partners, sponsors and other stakeholders

Working closely with the Board to establish core goals, objectives and KPIs

Managing teams and partners around the execution of key initiatives

Building a network of business, investor, university and Government partners here and abroad to support development and growth of the community

Sharing initiatives and plans with the broader Fintech startup community

Engaging with the community through events, research collaborations, member resources and online platforms

Government relations and public policy

Corporate stakeholder relations and fundraising to raise sufficient funds to support and manage the organisation

Public relations, including public speaking, digital media, advocating and representing the Fintech community

This is an exciting time to be joining FinTech Australia as CEO. You will be at the forefront of developments in a rapidly growing and evolving industry and establishing a long term strategy for the organisation.


The role of CEO may be based anywhere within Australia, however, regular interstate travel will be required for meetings with government, corporate and community stakeholders and events


This is a paid role with a salary of circa $170,000. Flexible terms may also be negotiated.

Experience / knowledge / skills required

Management, financial and strategic experience

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Good understanding of policy and government relations

Fundraising through corporate sponsorship

Public speaking

Genuine passion for the Fintech sector


For this search we are partnering with MitchelLake. MitchelLake's long-term knowledge in hiring the best digital leaders in Australia, as well as its consistent support of the ecosystem, makes it perfectly placed to find a great CEO for FinTech Australia.

To apply for this position, please email the following

A copy of your CV and link to your LinkedIn page

A brief summary of why you are the best person for this role

Your current location

You can also call Matthew on (0412) 565 426.

Applications close at 10pm, Friday 23 March 2018.

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