Liberis management team
Rob StraathofChief Executive Officer
Rob Straathof joined Liberis as CEO in 2015 and has a wealth of experience in the financial sector. Rob has spent the last few years at various online lenders including the UK’s first digital business lender, Everline.
John SheekeyChief Operating Officer
John has spent his career building and scaling data, marketing and financial service businesses; from early UK business at Capital One, to developing and launching the Nectar loyalty programme with the founding team. He then ran the money and banking business at MoneySupermarket.com, and most recently started up the European arm of US data business, Datalogix.
Morné Van DalenChief Technology Officer
Morné has more than 20 years of technology and business experience spanning start-up and multinational companies, including tenures at Skype, Microsoft and more recently WorldRemit under his belt. He is passionate about technology, building great teams and how to best support the business with those.
Joanne TrippHR Director
Prior to Liberis, Joanne worked in the security and IT industries for 18 years, covering all areas of Human Resources. Joanne has a degree in HR Management, holds a NEBOSH qualification and a BA in Psychology.
James WhittinghamCommercial Director
James manages the Commercial teams and is responsible for existing Partnerships, new Business Development, and International Expansion. He has a background in Investment Management and Technology Consulting, and experience with early stage businesses via the Blenheim Chalcot group.
Tom BasonFinance Director
Tom brings many years of invaluable experience in audit and financial management to Liberis; including two years spent at leading asset management and securities services firm, Bank of New York Mellon. He is responsible for the company financials and the company financial control environment.
Greg MrkusicDirector of Product & Decisioning
Greg has 18 years of experience in Financial Services in the UK, South Africa and Spain. Before joining Liberis in 2015, he was Director of EMEA Consumer Risk at PayPal. Greg has an MA in Economics from Christ’s College, Cambridge University.
David SpickettUK Managing Director
Formerly at Thomas Cook and Lloyds TSB, David has years of experience running large customer-centric operations and sales teams. He’s always been passionate about creating best-in-class customer experiences and driving happy, cost efficient processes.