Our Sales Team
Michael Peut 1 Michael Peut
State Sales Manager

Michael has over 30 years experience in the finance industry. During his career he has held senior credit and sales positions within AGC and Westpac. He has had over fifteen years specializing in equipment finance in the broker channel. Michael is responsible for the continued growth of our Queensland Operations.

Geoff Moore Geoff Moore
Senior Finance Consultant

Having been in the banking and finance industry for over 30 years is evidence of Geoff’s sound work ethic and the strength of his abilities. After working for 10 years with Esanda and three with Westpac, Geoff has continued to add to his depth of experience at Centrepoint Finance, specialising in the transport and general machinery industry. Outside work, Geoff enjoys golf and following his children’s sporting pursuits.

Matt hornery Matt Hornery
Finance Consultant

Matt joined Centrepoint Finance as a broker in 2001 from Saxby Bridge Financial Services. He quickly developed his own client base, gained through diligence and hard work. His experience includes the earthmoving, agriculture, hospitality and engineering industries. Matt holds a degree in commerce and a post graduate degree in economics.

Ian McPherson Ian McPherson
Finance Consultant

Ian has more than 20 years’ experience in the finance industry, having worked for AGC and Westpac. He worked throughout regional Queensland in Biloela, Rockhampton, Maryborough, Toowoomba and on the Gold Coast. Ian enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and motor racing.

Steve List Steve List
Finance Consultant

Steve joined Centrepoint Finance in 2001 after spending 13 years with ANZ bank (5 years in the NT and the rest in Qld) and 1 year as a mortgage broker on the Gold Coast. During his time in the finance industry he has dealt with a diverse range of clients in a wide range of industries. His interests include squash and outdoor activities that include waterskiing and motorbike riding.

Tim Matchett Tim Matchett
Finance Consultant

With over 10 years commercial banking and finance experience Tim joined Centrepoint Finance in June 2014. Previously a partner with Commercial Pacific Group finance brokers based in Sydney. Tim  prior to joining Centrepoint Finance spent three years with GE Capital in Brisbane providing finance solutions to clients within  the Civil Contracting, Mining Services and Transport industries located throughout Queensland. He has dealt with a broad range of asset based lending including Mine Camp Accommodation, Property Investment & Development, Plant & Equipment Debt Restructuring and Invoice Financing. In addition to the above roles Tim spent 3 years with the CBA as a Corporate Relationship Manager. This  gave him exposure to Foreign Exchange, Trade, Working Capital, Business Lending and Interest Rate Risk Management. Engaging with clients on complex and difficult credits has been a specialty with Tim  assisting a number of businesses restructure current commitments and improve their available cash position.

Katrina Manning Katrina Manning
Finance Consultant

Katrina  initially joined Centrepoint Finance in 2005 providing credit analyst and support  assistance to Finance Consultants .With the knowledge and experience gained in this role over 8 years in June 2013 Katrina  joined another finance broking firm as a Finance Consultant before returning to Centrepoint Finance in August 2014.   Katrina’s passion is in helping her clients obtain finance that helps their businesses grow. With a number of clients passed onto Katrina from a broker that retired after 30 years, Katrina looks forward to assisting these clients with their ongoing financial needs. Her client base includes those in transport, earthmoving, manufacturing, road profiling plus many more.

ian-kajewski1 Ian Kajewski
Finance Consultant

Joining the Centrepoint team in 2015, Ian has over 30 years experience specialising in equipment finance. Initially entering the industry in Toowoomba with Custom Credit in the 1980’s servicing dealer networks and rural clients Ian developed a strong service based work ethic. Sourcing business mainly in the small to medium sized business arena Ian has also worked very closely with accountants and pays particular attention to tailoring finance outcomes which meet his clients’ specific needs.

Chris Cooper

 

Property & Business Finance Consultant  Chris has over 30 years’ experience in the banking and finance industry having worked in various banking roles over 20 years in the National Australia Bank including Senior Relationship Manager, Credit, National Project Teams and Leadership roles. Following a successful banking career Chris moved into the private industry in 2004 and co-founded a financial consultancy business which specialised in the areas of Corporate & Property finance sourcing Senior debt, Mezzanine and Private Funding. In recent years Chris was employed by a publicly listed Accounting and Financial Services business as the Principal of the Debt Advisory Unit in Queensland. Clients include Property Developers, Investors and Business Owners, SME to Public Companies.

Peter Stevens
Finance Consultant

With over 30 years’ experience in the Banking and Finance broking industries, Peter has during this time worked for the ANZ Bank (in their business and chattel finance for over 15 years) and for the past 18 years has worked in the broking industry focussing on Equipment Finance.Joining Centrepoint Finance in 2017, Peter is very experienced in the earthmoving and transport industries and has managed clients from small operators to larger high turnover businesses.He always strives for outstanding customer service and the best possible outcomes for his clients. Outside of Centrepoint Finance, Peter’s interests include Cricket and Football and activities with his kids.