Marie Mortimer

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Managing Director
Online home and mortgage lender
Starting in 2011, Marie built online lender from nothing to have $6 billion in loans under management. She is arguably Australia's most successful FinTech leader. She is currently a Finalist in the Women in Finance 2018 Chief Executive Officer of the Year & Fintech Leader of the Year categories.
Home loans
Car loans
Business Leadership
Personal Finance
Marie Mortimer is the driving force behind one of the greatest FinTech successes in Australian history – the creation of $5 billion online lender - where she remains Managing Director.
In 2011, when online lending was in its infancy, Ms Mortimer was the head of the IT Department at Brisbane-based non-bank lender Firstmac and a member of its Executive.
She initiated and managed the founding of a separate company,, as an online lending concept initiative for Firstmac.
The company now dominates Firstmac’s business, writing more than 60 per cent of the loans that Firstmac funds, with approximately $160 million in settlements each month on average.
Having seen many people make financial mistakes she is passionate about increasing financial literacy for ordinary Australians and especially children.