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Brendan Wright

Brendan Wright, CEO, FAST (Sydney and Melbourne only)

Brendan has been the CEO of FAST (Finance & Systems Technology) since October 2012.

With extensive experience in the Australian financial services sector, this includes leading a diverse range of large distribution businesses across a range of customer segments, such as Business Banking, Retail Banking and Third Party Origination.

Focusing on retaining and developing highly capable and engaged people to deliver sustainable business returns for the customer, Brendan has developed and executed strategies spanning third party and proprietary distribution channels, contact centers, operations, credit/risk and marketing.

Prior to joining FAST, Brendan spent several years as General Manager Distribution for Small Business and Head of Small Business, both at National Australia Bank Ltd, where he was responsible for developing strategies to maximize, employee engagement and capability, along with customer satisfaction and retention through meeting their diverse business and personal financial needs.

Previously, Brendan has owned and operated a timber manufacturing business. He knows what it means for business owners to have their own capital on the line and understands the associated challenges of running a business, creating employment and delivering to customers.

Brendan is passionate about business, particularly small to medium enterprises, given they are the engine room of most economies and this is certainly the case in Australia. He is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Senior Associate with Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA) and a Fellow with the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).

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