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Allied Credit was established in 2010 to meet the demand from vehicle and equipment manufacturers, distributors and dealership groups to provide branded retail and floorplan finance solutions.

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Allied Credit History

The Company’s initial growth came from partnering with some of Australia’s biggest names in motorcycling, marine and recreation vehicles. Since 2018, Allied Credit has successfully offered a range of finance solutions for the automotive industry.

Drawing on our experience and expertise, Allied Credit adopts an innovative approach to building and delivering finance solutions and products for distributors, their dealer networks, large multi-brand dealer groups, and their customers.

Today, Allied Credit is a rapidly growing consumer and commercial finance business. Proudly, we have a 12+ year track record of high-quality loan origination and have developed a series of significant and long-term partnerships with leading manufacturers, distributors, and key dealer groups.

As we grow, we continue to innovate to meet the differing and changing needs of our market. Our range of finance solutions now includes:

Board

Justin LewisNon-Executive Chairman

An investment banking professional with a successful career in debt and equity capital markets and mergers & acquisitions. 

Justin is a founding partner of Sturt Capital, an independent principal investment and financial advisory firm founded in 2009. Previously, he was an Executive Director in the Capital Markets Division at Allco Finance Group and in investment banking with NM Rothschild & Sons.

Currently, Justin is also the Chairperson of Subscribe-Software Pty Ltd and on the Boards of iData Holdings and MedCast.

He holds a Diploma of Applied Finance and a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Fellow of Financial Services Institute of Australasia

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Richard HardingExecutive Director

A finance company executive with over 35 years’ experience in the Australian and North American markets.

Richard has extensive vendor-based lending experience in the automotive, recreation and IT industries, and through his career has founded and managed large and small finance companies.  

Richard founded Allied Credit in 2010 and was Managing Director until 2019.  Previously a Senior VP in AT&T Capital (Canada), he built NCR Credit (Canada) and founded Newcourt Credit in Australia (became CIT and now part of BoQ Finance); Yamaha Motor Finance; and Fundcorp (sold to Macquarie Bank).

Richard holds a Bachelor of Engineering (NZ) and an MBA (USA).

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Guy FowlerNon-Executive Director

A financial markets veteran with over 30 years’ experience. 

Guy was instrumental in building and running the most successful investment banking franchise in Australia for over three decades. He built a track record of delivering some of the largest and most complex transactions for Australia’s corporate clients including large companies, institutions, banks and both Federal and State Governments.

He spent 27 years at UBS Australia in various roles including Head of Corporate Finance and Head of Equity Capital Markets. From March 2011, Guy was Head of the Australasian investment banking department at UBS Group AG and served as its Chairman of Corporate Client Solutions Division. 

Guy is currently Executive Chairman of Barrenjoey Capital Partners. He holds a Bachelor of Economics.

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Phil GreenNon-Executive Director

Phil Green has over 30 years of experience specialising in structured finance and advisory, leasing, asset-based financing, principal investment and funds management.

Phil has extensive expertise in property, financial assets, infrastructure and other forms of asset backed finance including aircraft, rail and mortgages.

Prior to joining Alceon, Phil was a partner of Babcock & Brown for 24 years and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer on its listing in 2004. Before joining Babcock & Brown he worked for Arthur Andersen specialising in taxation, cross border leasing and structured finance.

Phil holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law degrees from the University of NSW, is a Chartered Accountant and was admitted as a solicitor in NSW in 1978.

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Joshua HartzNon-Executive Director

Mr. Hartz joined Bain Capital Credit in 2018. He is a Director in the Special Situations Group based in Bain Capital Credit’s Sydney office.

Previously, he worked at Anchorage Capital Group in both Sydney and New York. Prior to Anchorage, he worked at Shearwater Capital in Sydney and Goldman Sachs in Sydney and New York.

Mr. Hartz received a B.A. from Wesleyan University.

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Peter Ivany AMNon-Executive Director

An Australian entrepreneur and the Founder and Chair of Ivany Investment Group.

As CEO of Hoyts Cinemas from 1988 to 1999, Peter led the Company in a period of significant growth from a small chain in Australia to a global business with over 2,000 theatres operating in 12 countries. After selling Hoyts in 1999, Peter established his diversified investment business, Ivany Investment Group and is Executive Chairman. 

Peter is involved in a wide array of organisations and philanthropic endeavours. He is currently a board member of the Sydney Cricket Ground Heritage Trust, the Sydney Zoo, NIDA, the Sydney Swans, Loftus Peak Advisory, IMAX Theatre Sydney and The Advisory Council for the Sydney Film Festival.  Peter also serves as Chairman, on both the NIDA Foundation Trust and the Sydney Swans Foundation boards. 

Peter is an Adjunct Professor for the Faculty of Business at the University of Technology Sydney and an Honorary Life Governor for the Jewish Communal Appeal.

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Jon Moodie

Jon MoodieManaging Director

An experienced asset and vehicle finance business leader.

Jon has over 30 years’ experience building businesses in the Australian and New Zealand markets.

He spent over 13 years at Macquarie Leasing, initially leading various sales channels then as Managing Director for 5 years where he led the business to become one of the largest vehicle and asset financiers in Australia. Prior, Jon established and grew Mercedes Benz Finance NZ before transferring to Daimler Finance Australia where he first led the Fleet Management Business followed by the Sales and Marketing team.

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Tony StocksNon-Executive Director

An experienced banker and financier with extensive expertise in risk analysis.

Tony has been involved in the banking and finance industry for 25 years and is currently a Director at Sturt Capital Partners. Previously, he was the Head of Risk Management for commercial aviation lessor, Hong Kong Aviation Capital, Chief Risk Officer for Allco Finance Group and an Executive Manager, Risk Management with a focus on infrastructure and structured finance in Institutional Banking at the Commonwealth Bank.

Tony holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Investment and Finance.

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