By Brenton Charnley, Head of Australia, TrueLayer and James A Brown, FinTechNZ

Australia and New Zealand share a lot of similarities such as a love for rugby, cricket and pavlova. Now, following The Hon. …


Australia’s Consumer Data Right

From 1 July 2021, Australians are going to be hearing a lot more about the Consumer Data Right (CDR) which is our version of Open Banking.

Simply put, Open Banking means that you can require your bank to share your data with a trusted third party, like a fintech, so…


As a proud Aussie, even I will admit there aren’t too many occasions where we are seen as a leader. Great cricket and rugby teams sure, and some amazing cultural exports too. …


Today, I am excited to announce that I am joining TrueLayer as the Head of Australia to help power the new era of financial innovation in Australia.

In my career, I have been passionate about working with startup founders and leaders to solve big problems, particularly in industries set for…


The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is often heralded as the “number two”, the “right hand”, or the second in command to the CEO, or Founders. There are many stories of strong combinations in tech startups of the COO and CEO combo.

However, when Googling for the title of COO, there…


On the 3–4 October 2017 I attended the world’s largest Insurtech Conference, Insurtech Connect in Las Vegas. This year the conference was attended by over 3,500 people from around the world all talking about insurance, innovation and technology.

Insurtech has gone beyond the buzzword and is now a force driving…


The world’s largest insurtech conference kicks off on the 3rd of October for two days in Las Vegas. …


On 7th September 2017, I was pleased to represent Insurtech Australia at the ANZIIF Insurance Conference in New Zealand. The conference looked to explore customer experience in insurance today and how organisations that deliver a superior customer experience are thriving and, as a result, customers are rewarding the organisations with…


On Wednesday night, I was fortunate to represent Insurtech Sydney as a panelist for launch of the TAS Insurance Industry Report. The night was a wonderful success and I was lucky to join a talented panel (at Allens Law Firm) which included Shane Baker, CEO TAS, Sally Loane CEO FSC…


Friday the 19th May 2017, saw the wrap-up of the global MetLife Collab insurtech technology matchmaking program and the announcement of the three finalists (from 8 selected). …

Brenton Charnley

Scaling global tech startups. Head of Australia @ TrueLayer ex-COO @CoverGenius

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