Meet The Team
Board of Directors
The directors of Plenti Group Limited are Mary Ploughman, Daniel Foggo, Peter Behrens and Martin Dalgleish.
Mary Ploughman, Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Mary was appointed independent Non-Executive Chairman in July 2020.
Mary has also served as a director of Sydney Motorway Corporation, and as Deputy Chair of the Australian Securitisation Forum. Mary is a former joint CEO of Resimac Group Ltd. Before joining Resimac, Mary worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Macquarie Bank.
Daniel Foggo, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Daniel was appointed as a Director in November 2012 and as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in October 2014.
Daniel co-founded Plenti under its previous name “RateSetter”. Prior to Plenti, he worked in investment banking at Barclays in Sydney and at Rothschild in London.
Daniel has been recognised for his achievements in the FinTech industry, having been named the FinTech Leader of the Year at the inaugural Australian FinTech Awards in 2016 and named FinTech Entrepreneur of the Year at the Australian FinTech Business Awards in 2017. He was a co-founding director of PartPay, a buy-now-pay-later business, which was acquired by Zip Co Limited in 2019.
Peter Behrens, Non-Executive Director
Peter was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in November 2012.
Peter co-founded Retail Money Market Limited (RMML) with Rhydian Lewis in the United Kingdom in 2009. Peter leads the commercial team at RMML as the Chief Commercial Officer. Peter has also served as a director of RMML since 2009. Peter previously worked as a solicitor at Ashurst and Director at Royal Bank of Scotland in the United Kingdom.
Martin Dalgleish, Independent Non-Executive Director
Martin was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in May 2014.
Martin currently serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of KPMG Australia, Partner at Asia Principal Capital Pty Limited, Investment Partner at Morpheus Ventures, and Chairman of each of ActivePipe Group Pty Ltd, Hometime Group Pty Ltd and Realtair Pty Ltd.
Martin has over 25 years’ experience in technology, consumer, telecoms and media with leading brands including Publishing and Broadcasting Limited, Singtel Optus Pty Limited, Dixons Retail Plc, The Rank Organisation Plc, PepsiCo Australia Holdings Pty Ltd and IBM Australia Limited.
Martin has previously served as a Non-Executive Director or Alternate Director at PBL Media, Ticketek, Hoyts, FOXTEL, Fox Sports Australia, SEEK, Carsales, iSelect, Betfair Australia, Sky News, NineMSN and Mediaworks (NZ).
The Plenti management team has extensive experience in the consumer lending industry.
Miles Drury, Chief Financial Officer
Miles joined Plenti and was appointed to his current position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in March 2020.
Prior to joining Plenti, Miles served as a senior executive with Caltex Australia from 2015 to 2019, initially as General Manager – Strategy and then as Chief Financial Officer of Caltex’s Retail business. Prior to Caltex, Miles worked in investment banking at UBS for 14 years.
Miles holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Law (First Class Honours).
Glenn Riddell, Chief Operating Officer
Glenn joined Plenti as a co-founder and Chief Operating Officer (COO) in April 2014.
Glenn has broad experience in building and advising disruptive finance platforms. He has been involved in the retail lending industry since 2007. Prior to joining Plenti, Glenn was a principal at Boston Partners providing advisory services in digital strategy, marketing and online product development.
Glenn holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Commerce (with First Class Honours) in Economics and Finance.
Ben Milsom, Chief Commercial Officer
Ben joined Plenti as a co-founder in May 2014 and in April 2018 was appointed to his current position as Chief Commercial Officer responsible for key commercial relationships and Group legal and compliance.
Ben has diverse experience in financial services and online strategy, well-practised in high-growth digital ventures. Prior to joining Plenti, Ben was a principal at Boston Partners providing advisory services in digital strategy, marketing and online product development.
Ben holds a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) and a Bachelor of Engineering (with First Class Honours) in Computer Systems. Ben is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.
Simon Cordell, Chief Risk Officer
Simon joined Plenti in April 2016 and was appointed to his current position as Chief Risk Officer in April 2016.
Prior to joining Plenti, Simon was Head of Consumer Risk and then Head of Small Business Risk at American Express Australia, responsible for the full credit life cycle from origination through to collections.
Simon holds a Bachelor of Science.
Mark Woolnough, Chief Sales Officer
Mark joined Plenti in May 2018 and is responsible for the sales team and performance of the Company’s direct and third-party borrower channels, as well as managing relationships with key broker and aggregator partners.
Prior to joining Plenti, Mark had an 18-year career at ING, helping to develop and grow the bank’s domestic presence with primary responsibility for the distribution of mortgage and wealth products across both direct and third-party channels. Mark has over 20 years of experience in retail banking sales and distribution at a senior management level.
Robert Bishop, Responsible Manager
Robert is responsible for overseeing Plenti’s compliance with its regulatory obligations and chairs the Plenti Compliance Committee.
Robert has significant experience acting as a responsible manager for Australian financial services licence holders and has over thirty years of legal, financial and compliance experience, gained at firms including Linklaters & Paines, Allen Allen & Hemsley, Ord Minnett and Robert Fleming.
Robert is an Executive Director of ASX-listed PharmAust.