Global fintech company Revolut expands the Australian executive team with appointment of Martin McLeod as Chief Financial Officer

Global fintech company Revolut expands the Australian executive team with appointment of Martin McLeod as Chief Financial Officer

Revolut, the leading financial technology company with 35 million customers worldwide, have today announced the appointment of Martin McLeod (pictured) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for its Australia and New Zealand operations. With an extensive background in finance and a track record for driving growth and innovation in the global banking sector, Martin brings a wealth of experience to Revolut as the company continues to expand its presence in Australia.

Martin’s journey in the finance industry began at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), specialising in Audit and Assurance. His career then took him to the United Kingdom, before returning to Sydney to join Citibank where he spent 18 years, holding various key positions in Finance, Operations and Product management, covering regions spanning Australia, Asia, Europe, and the USA.

Martin’s expertise extends to leadership roles, including his tenure as CFO of Citibank in the Philippines, where he oversaw both corporate and consumer finance operations along with the Head of Strategy & Finance for the Citibank US Consumer Bank. Martin’s most recent role was with Buy Now Pay Later company Affirm, where he served as General Manager, focusing on launching the Australian operations, developing the merchant network and acquisition of the Australian Credit Licence.

Matt Baxby, CEO at Revolut Australia said, “It’s with a lot of excitement that we welcome Martin to the Australian Revolut team. His extensive experience in the banking industry and passion for innovation make him an invaluable addition to our executive team. We are excited to have him on board as we continue to revolutionise finance for Australians.”

Martin McLeod, CFO at Revolut Australia said, “I am thrilled to join Revolut at such an exciting time in the company’s journey. Revolut’s innovative approach to finance has already made waves globally, and I am excited to contribute to its growth and success in Australia. What drew me to Revolut was not only its unique product offering but also its ambitious vision to provide better value and experiences to customers compared to traditional banks, and mission to empower individuals with greater control over their finances.”

Martin’s appointment underscores Revolut‘s commitment to expanding its footprint in Australia and the firm’s ability to attract top-tier talent in a bid to successfully scale its operations in the country. With the addition of Martin to Revolut Australia’s leadership bench, Revolut aims to continue its mission of redefining finance for Australians, providing them with unparalleled value, innovation, and financial empowerment.