Mario is responsible for the strategy and oversight of all residential mortgage and unsecured personal lending in Australia. He was appointed in September 2017.
Mario has held various positions at Pepper, including Managing Director, Australian Mortgages and Personal loans, and Director of Sales and Distribution between 2011 and 2016, where he led teams responsible for the strong growth in Pepper’s retail home loan products via direct, white label and third party mortgage broker channels.
His prior experience includes State Manager, Mortgage Broker Distribution – WA and SA for Westpac and State Manager for Pepper NSW.
With over 15 years of experience in financial services Mario is a known champion of mortgage broker education and growing the specialist lending category.
Mario is an INSEAD alumni, having completed the Advanced Management Program in 2016.