RDC Announces Formation of Strategic Advisory Board

Global AI-powered Fintech appoints former Myer, Westpac and BT Plc leaders to newly formed Advisory Board

SYDNEY, Australia – October 2019 – Rich Data Corporation (RDC), a global fintech that delivers an AI-powered digital financial services platform for SMEs and consumers, today announced the formation of a strategic advisory board.  Composed of highly respected experts across financial services, the retail industry, risk management, and human resources, the Board will provide insights and recommendations to RDC as it continues to advance its products with the overarching aim to improve global financial inclusion.

“I warmly welcome Bernie, Sue and Andrew into the RDC family”, said Ada Guan, CEO of RDC. “All three are world class leaders in their respective fields we look forward to leveraging their expertise and high energy as our company accelerate its growth on the global stage.”

The key appointments to RDC’s Advisory Board include:

  • Bernie Brookes AM. With over 30 years’ experience in the retail industry, Bernie Brooks AM is a business and retail icon. He previously served as CEO of Myer for 9 years and took it from a $66 million loss organisation to one of the top 200 listed companies with a market capitalisation over $1 billion.  An experienced Board member and Chair of large and challenging companies in Private Equity, International corporates and small start-ups, Bernie’s experience includes leading a multi-divisional organisation during significant periods of change and reengineering. Having worked domestically, in three states, across all major divisions of Woolworths, he has substantial experience in Retail and Wholesale Operations, Buying, Information Technology Systems, Supply Chain and Human Resource management in a fast moving and dynamic environment.
  • Susan Kay. A highly-experienced international director, consultant, and executive coach, Susan will deliver unparalleled insight to RDC with a background in operational, strategic and human resources director roles in large, complex organisations such as BT Plc. Combining her operational and corporate strategy and HR experience, Susan has a proven track record of diagnosing complex organisation change situations and developing and leading large scale interventions that delivered significant business benefits, which will prove invaluable to RDC.
  • Andrew Carrilline. A highly-respected senior finance executive, Carriline brings considerable value to the RDC team with over 30 years of extensive risk, banking and legal experience. Formerly with Westpac, one of Australia’s “big four” banks and the country’s first and oldest banking institution, Carriline held numerous senior roles during his tenure there, notably having served as the Acting Chief Risk Officer during the global financial crisis, and later as the Chief Risk Officer for the Institutional Bank at Westpac. More recently, he served as General Manager, Banking Industry Initiatives at Westpac Group, where he was responsible for the implementation of the Australian banking industry’s “6-point plan” that serves ensure ethical behaviour from banks when dealing with customers. Andrew also holds a number of advisory and board roles in emerging Fintechs, including serving as a Non-Executive Director at Kina Securites, Bluestone Group, and senior advisor APAC region and nCino.

About Rich Data Corporation Rich Data Corporation (RDC) is a global lending Software as a Service company which utilises deep global financial services expertise, advanced AI, and non-traditional data to deliver a next-generation credit scoring and decisioning platform.  RDC specialises in enabling traditional lenders to achieve highly profitable lending outcomes and address opportunities in credit scoring and lending in a digital world. For more information, visit www.richdataco.com.

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