Ian_Portrait_061_Crop Ian Elkner – Dip FS (FMBM) – Chief Operating Officer and State Sales Manager VIC

Over 40 years’ experience in the finance industry and joined Centrepoint Finance in 2005. Previous senior credit, sales and training roles with the NAB both in general banking as well as their specialised Asset Finance division where he managed both Broker and Vendor relationships.

In his current role within Centrepoint Finance Ian is responsible for managing the operations of the Group across Australia, as well as being responsible for Marketing and Financier relationships.

He also assists client’s with their commercial finance requirements.

Ian is also the Company Secretary of CAFBA, the peak professional body of the Commercial and Equipment Finance industry.

 Megan Muggleton 1 Megan Muggleton – Chief Technology Officer

Megan joined Centrepoint Finance in 2008 having previously held a variety of roles within the Commonwealth Bank ranging from branch positions to area management and finishing out her time in Human Resources where she was responsible for branch recruitment in Queensland and then Workplace Health and Safety.  After her 10 years at the Commonwealth Bank Megan undertook a diverse range of contracting roles including a special project with the Commonwealth Bank assisting with their compliance work towards becoming WH&S self-insured and a role with the US Navy MWR (Morale Welfare and Recreation) division when they were docked in Brisbane and on occasion in Sydney.

This experience has provided Megan with a good understanding of both Human Resource and Operations.

Richard Nicholson – Chief Financial Officer

With over 40 years experience in Accounting and Insolvency roles, Richard joined Centrepoint Finance in 2019. Richard is a qualified chartered accountant with strong technical knowledge in accounting and tax with advanced analytical, commercial and influencing skills to identify opportunities and implement change.

Richard is a hands-on, adaptable finance professional who is passionate about working with stakeholders to generate maximum return from the financial and human capital deployed in a business.

Michael Peut 1 Michael Peut –  State Sales Manager QLD

Over 40 years experience in the finance industry, Michael has held senior credit and sales positions within AGC and Westpac including over fifteen years specialising in the equipment finance broker channel.

Michael’s role within Centrepoint Finance is responsible for the management and mentoring of the Brisbane team and the growth of Queensland operations.