Liberty welcomes Michael Phillipou as Executive Advisor to the CEO.

24th October 2023 — Liberty is excited to announce a significant addition to our leadership team as part of our continued growth strategy. Michael Phillipou (Mic), has joined us in Executive Advisor capacity. In his new role, Mic will spearhead our strategic initiatives, offering invaluable market and operations insights into business development, growth, strategic partnerships, operations, and organisational design.

Mic brings a wealth of experience, with over 20 years of domestic and international expertise within the banking, financial services, and technology industries; areas that resonate deeply with not only his passions but also align perfectly with Liberty’s values. Mic’s appointment to this crucial role comes at a time of tremendous opportunity and growth in the banking and financial technology sector in Australia and across the globe.

“I’m humbled and excited to be joining the Liberty team at a time of immense potential in the banking and financial technology sector. I am deeply grateful to Liberty and our visionary leader, John Dimitropoulos, for entrusting me with this role. I look forward to collaborating with the team to achieve great things in this dynamic industry,” expressed Mic.

Mic’s career has seen him hold executive leadership positions at industry-leading organisations, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Sandstone Technology, Westpac Banking Corporation, and Bendigo Bank.

During his tenure at AWS, Mic served as the Australia and New Zealand Financial Services Industry Director, with a particular focus on Cloud enablement. Prior to this, Mic held the position of Group CEO at Sandstone Technology, a global fintech company known for developing and licensing digital banking platforms to banks in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and the United Kingdom. Notably, Sandstone has been a pioneer in Mortgage Origination solutions. Mic is also an accomplished company director and board advisor, having lent his expertise to several financial services and technology companies on boards and advisory committees.

John Dimitropoulos and the rest of our leadership team are excited to have Mic join the team and wish him every success.

For more information, please contact:

Alana Saphin

CMO Liberty IT


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