Former CBA executive to be the CFO of a new digital bank

By Kay Rivera

Following its merger with Finsure, Goldfields Money appoints a new CFO

Goldfields Money recently announced the appointment of Jussi Nunes as the new group chief financial officer of the bank, following its merger with aggregator Finsure.

"We are absolutely delighted that an experienced professional such as Jussi has decided to join our bank in the group CFO position at such an important stage of our development in our digital banking journey. With his impressive track record and excellent leadership skills, Jussi will be a valuable addition to the executive team of our business. He will lead a strong finance team, but will also be a great contributor to group strategy and will help us grow," said Managing Director Simon Lyons.

Nunes will assume overall responsibility for both the banking and aggregation activities of the group. Current banking activities CFO Malcolm Cowell is set to continue his role and will report to Nunes.

Goldfields Money’s new CFO carries with him more than 18 years of experience in the banking and financial services sector. In the past decade, he had managed finance functions within treasury, corporate and institutional finance divisions. He has also been the general manager of business product finance for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). Prior to that appointment, he was the global head of finance for group treasury and balance-sheet trading for the ANZ Banking Group.

Nunes earned a bachelor’s degree at the Royal Holloway University in the United Kingdom before qualifying as an accountant. He completed his studies for this career track at the Chartered Global Management Accountant. He is also a member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT). He is a certified Greenbelt in Six Sigma Quality and also completed the Financial Management Program with General Electric (GE) Capital Europe.

Nunes is expected to join the bank's executive management team and assume his position on Dec. 10 of this year.

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