Team Unhedged

Peter Bakker

Peter Bakker

Founder and CEO

After the army and an MA in Sociology, Peter started his career as an entrepreneur. Timing, luck and a bit of skill brought his first exit. After an MBA at INSEAD and a few real jobs (Google, Mydeco, Target, Sensis), the mission of Unhedged started

Glenn Vanbavinckhove

Glenn Vanbavinckhove

Co-founder and CTO

AI & cloud specialist. One year as Hedge Fund quant, 7 years as CERN researcher (PhD & post-doc in accelerator physics). As Deloitte Analytics Director Glenn has built and delivered complex data and AI platforms. Previous founder

Saskia Albers

Saskia Albers

Co-founder and COO

Quant by education, turned Strategy Consultant with A.T. Kearney. With an INSEAD MBA, joined Volt bank as Head of Strategy & Execution to support launch & scaling of employee base 3x.

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Michael Speight

Chief Risk Officer

Mike has over twenty five years’ experience in various risk management and compliance roles and an earlier military career spanning ten years. In the commercial world Mike specialised in fraud risk management, AML, information security, data protection and privacy – consulting internationally before transitioning to risk management and compliance around fifteen years ago with a move to superannuation, banking and international virtual payments businesses.

Jeremy Beasley

Jeremy Beasley

Marketing and Growth

An experienced e-commerce expert, digital marketer and manager with extensive analytical and content creation background. I’m excited by the intersection of marketing and science.

Jeremy has worked with direct to consumer companies including Ovira, Bellroy, Nura, Eucalyptus, Kin Fertility, Pilot, Huckberry and more. Fun facts: I made a documentary that was acquired by Netflix in 2015.

 

Jeremy Machet

Jeremy Machet

Growth and Operations

5 years in data & financial modelling to a range of ASX200 companies, Jeremy has a wide breadth of knowledge that underpins the fields of web development, security architecture, growth (SEO + SEM) and strategy. Previously at Deloitte, NAB and Australia Post. Granted patents in the field of IT security. Founder of development applications and director of an eCommerce company.

Patrick Chan

Patrick Chan

Founding Engineer

A software developer with extensive experience building software products for companies including Deloitte, Telstra and Australia Post.

Founder of a proprietary trading firm specialising in short term algorithmic trading.

Will McCahey

Will McCahey

Head of Operations

A banking and finance specialist with experience in Australia and abroad, Will worked in the NAB Group in Melbourne and London before joining the fintech wave in Europe, followed by an IESE MBA.

Will is a past co-founder of a fintech and is passionate about making traditionally inaccessible financial products more accessible.

Mike Cohen

Mike Cohen

Co-founder and Advisor

10 years in Management Consulting in Financial Risk Management & Digital Transformation for Deloitte and KPMG. 5 years at Macquarie Bank responsible for Capital Management in Australia, US and Canada. Previous founder. Antler alumnus.

 

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