Make our team part of your team. Our experienced middle and back office treasury teams offer a proven, out-sourced solution to prominent businesses on both sides of the Tasman. We have domestic and international experience along with a robust track-record of keeping businesses financially steady as they grow.
Chief Executive Officer
Lesley joined ETOS in 2002 as Treasury Operations Manager, building the company’s best practice operations framework, and is now Chief Executive Officer.
Lesley has wide banking, corporate and stockbroking experience in front, middle and back office functions. She has worked extensively with Australia and New Zealand’s leading treasurers to facilitate and develop their treasury needs, and effectively manage risks and controls to ensure best practice. Lesley works closely with clients to ensure, in conjunction with their own systems, they maximise efficiencies and minimise operational risk.Read MoreBefore joining ETOS, Lesley was with Merrill Lynch (NZ) Limited, working in both a front and middle office capacity as Senior Trader, and in the back office as Treasury Officer.
As Senior Trader her role included the risk management of principal trading and foreign exchange exposures, servicing client transactional requests including settlement requirements and management reporting.
Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Lesley worked in the treasury department of CLEAR Communications Ltd. Her responsibilities included developing and establishing treasury policies and procedures, daily cashflow management, settlement of foreign exchange and money market transactions, financial reporting, accounting procedures and treasury dealing.
Prior to working at CLEAR Lesley was with NZI Bank in the foreign exchange and interest rate settlements area.
Lesley is a member of INFINZ (Institute of Finance Professionals New Zealand) and was on the committee of the FMOA (Financial Markets Operations Association)
Chief Operating Officer
Bruce has extensive international corporate treasury and systems experience, having worked with front, middle and back office functions in various roles across Asia, Europe and the US over the past twenty years. On his return to New Zealand, Bruce joined the ETOS senior management team.
Prior to ETOS, Bruce was Managing Director of FiREapps EMEA in London, a provider of global FX exposure risk management software for corporates. For 16 years prior to FiREapps, he held various senior implementation and Pre-Sales roles in Integrity Treasury Solutions, Sungard (now FIS), and City Financials (purchased by Wallstreet Systems, now part of the ION group).Read MoreBruce’s key areas of expertise are treasury product knowledge, hedge accounting and compliance, cash management, financial risk management, scoping and implementing treasury management systems and market regulations. He is a member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers (UK), the Institute of Financial Professionals in New Zealand (INFINZ) and the Financial Treasury Association of Australia (FTA)
Solutions Manager – Australia
Rachel has worked in Banking and Finance across middle and back office functions for over 20 years. After eight years at Travelex Limited (latterly as Treasury Manager APAC) she joined ETOS as Solutions Manager. Prior to Travelex, Rachel worked at Westpac Banking Corporation (Institutional Division) for twelve years in roles that included Senior Associate Product Control, Senior Associate Securitisation (Finance), Manager Rates and Reconciliations, and several back-office positions from settlements to investigations.
Some of Rachel’s key areas of expertise include treasury product knowledge, settlements, investigations, cash management, audit compliance, management reporting, hedge accounting and treasury/accounting systems. Rachel currently manages the ETOS Sydney teamRead More
Richard established ETOS in 2001 after identifying a need for specialised treasury outsourcing services in the New Zealand market.
He has extensive domestic and overseas treasury experience both as a treasury adviser and within the corporate treasury environment.
Before joining ETOS Richard was an Associate Director at Bancorp New Zealand Limited, which he joined in 1996. At Bancorp he serviced a wide range of clients, from large publicly listed companies to local government authorities, providing ongoing independent treasury advice, as well as undertaking a number of one-off treasury assignments.Read MorePrior to working at Bancorp Richard worked in London and Monaco for Gestetner Holdings Plc for five years. He began as the European Treasury Manager based in Monaco where he had responsibility for the treasury operations of the European subsidiaries. He later returned to London as the company’s Assistant Group Treasurer where he assumed overall control of the Group’s treasury risks.
Before leaving for overseas Richard worked for the New Zealand Kiwifruit Marketing Board (now ZESPRI International Limited) as Treasury Executive. Richard is a member of INFINZ ( Institute of Finance Professionals New Zealand)
Mark Gold is Deputy Group Treasurer at Insurance Australia Group (IAG) and brings 25 years of financial market experience in the Asia-Pacific region to the ETOS board. Mark has served on the Board of the IAG and NRMA Superannuation Fund; a $1bn asset fund with almost 20,000 members. Prior to that, Gold was Asia Pacific Treasurer at the global Travelex Group where he managed operations in Australia, NZ and various Asian centres in a culture promoting creativity and innovation.Read MoreA strong proponent of the Treasury outsourcing model, Mark was at the forefront of the team that introduced outsourcing to IAG in 2009. The resulting improvement in treasury product expertise, increased service levels and improved controls were accompanied by a 75-80% cost reduction.
Mark’s vision and deep understanding of the outsourcing model mean that he has a valuable contribution to make as ETOS tackle the challenge of turning treasury outsourcing into the industry standard.Read Less