Praemium's Executive Leadership Team brings a wealth of experience from the financial services and technology industries to the table, delivering innovative solutions that meet the needs of investors and financial advisors. They are committed to continuously improving Praemium's products and services to keep pace with the evolving industry. Their passion for collaboration, innovation, and a relentless focus on client satisfaction drives the company to be a leader in the industry. With a deep understanding of the financial services landscape, the ELT is poised to provide valuable insights and expert guidance, always keeping the best interests of clients in mind.

Executive Leadership Team

Anthony Wamsteker
CEO

Anthony joined the Praemium Board in November 2020, following Praemium's acquisition of Powerwrap. He has over 30 years’ experience in financial services, including nine years as the founding CEO of ME Bank, and 12 years in funds management with National Mutual and AXA and three years as Chairman of Powerwrap.   Anthony was appointed CEO of Praemium in May 2021.

David Coulter
CHIEF FINANCAL OFFICER

David joined Praemium as Chief Financial Officer in 2022.  David brings extensive senior executive experience with listed financial services businesses, including over 10 years as CFO of IOOF.  He has a strong track record of delivering merger and operational efficiencies following acquisitions and will play a key role in Praemium’s future growth plans, including realising the revenue opportunities and maximising cost synergies from the Powerwrap acquisition.

Denis Orrock
Chief Strategy Officer

Denis has over 30 years of experience in financial services including as CEO at GBST Broker Services and Head of Capital Markets. Denis has a strong track record of leading organisations through period of strong growth and help them reach their corporate ambitions. 

James Edmonds
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

James has had a long career with a number of top tier firms including State Street, Deutsche Bank and, more recently, Morgan Stanley. He has worked in Europe and the US as Head of Investment Platforms, James was responsible for building Morgan Stanley Australia’s global SMA solution and managed key relationships with Praemium and Ausmaq.

Rachel Axton
Chief Governance & Risk Officer / Company Secretary

Rachel has over 25 years of experience in financial services and technology with expertise in executive leadership, business change and transformation. Rachel was most recently Interim Chief Risk Officer and Head of Risk and Sustainability at Bank First and Chief Governance Officer at Netwealth. Rachel is a member of the Australia Institute of Company Directors.  

Richard Large
Chief Technology Officer

Richard Large joined Praemium in 2023 as Chief Technology Officer. Richard has over 20 years of experience leading global technology teams within financial services,  including as CTO of the $250 billion Australian sovereign wealth fund, The Future Fund and over 15 years as Global Head of Business Systems at Aberdeen Asset Management (abrdn) in the UK, which has over 5,000 employees, £500bn in assets under management and administration and encompasses the Elevate and Wrap platform brands.

Angela Godfrey
Chief People Officer

Angela has over 25 years' experience helping organisations and their people reach their full potential. Angela has spent time at Bennelong Funds Management, Federated Investors Asia Pacific and Aviva helping to shape company policy and culture.  

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