Board & Management

Michael Tilley

Independent Non-Executive Chairman
  • Michael has been the independent Non-Executive Chairman of Latitude since 2015.
  • Michael served as CEO of Challenger Financial Services from 2004 to 2008, having previously been Deputy Chairman.
  • Prior to Challenger, Michael was Chairman and CEO of Merrill Lynch Australasia and Chairman of Mergers & Acquisitions for the Asia Pacific Region.
  • Michael was a non-executive director of ASX-listed Orica from 2003 to 2013.
  • Michael has also served as Chairman of ASX-listed Hotel Property Investments and Tubi

Ahmed Fahour

Managing Director and CEO
  • Ahmed was appointed Managing Director and CEO of Latitude Financial Services in October 2018.
  • Throughout his 30-year career, Ahmed has served in senior executive roles across banking and financial services, management consulting and postal services, including as Managing Director and CEO of Australia Post, Managing Director and CEO of the National Australia Bank’s Australian operations, CEO of Citigroup Alternative Investments in New York and as a Partner at Boston Consulting Group.
  • Ahmed is also an active member of Australia’s Muslim community, where he has served as an Australian Special Envoy to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and was a founder of the Islamic Museum
  • of Australia.
  • Ahmed was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in January 2017. He holds a Bachelor of Economics and Honorary Doctorate from La Trobe University and an MBA from Melbourne Business School.

Mark Joiner

Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Mark joined Latitude as an independent Non-Executive Director in March 2017.
  • Prior to this, Mark was the CFO of National Australia Bank from 2008 to 2013.
  • Mark also previously worked for Citigroup in the United States and as a management consultant with Boston Consulting Group in Australia and the United States.
  • Mark is also currently a director of National Australia Bank’s asset management business and QBE Group’s Australian and New Zealand subsidiaries.

Alison Ledger

Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Alison joined Latitude as an independent Non-Executive Director in March 2017.
  • Previously, Alison spent eight years with Insurance Australia Group in senior strategic and operational roles. As EGM for Product, Pricing & eBusiness and COO of online-only The Buzz Insurance, Alison led the digital transformation of the direct to consumer business. Prior to this, Alison was a Partner with McKinsey & Company in the United Kingdom and Australia and a banker with Chase Investment Bank and Bankers Trust.
  • Alison is currently also a director of ASX-listed Audinate Group and CountPlus.

Scott Bookmyer

Non-Executive Director Shareholder Representative Director
  • Scott joined Latitude as a Non-Executive Director in 2017.
  • Scott joined KKR in 2002 and is a Partner and the Head of KKR Australia. He serves on KKR’s Asia Private Equity Investment Committee and the KKR Asia Portfolio Management Committee.
  • Scott’s other board roles include MYOB, the Australian Venue Company and Laser Clinics Australia.
  • Scott’s previous employers include Procter & Gamble and Boston Consulting Group.
  • Scott holds a BA with honours from Indiana University and an MBA from The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

James Corcoran

Non-Executive Director Shareholder Representative Director
  • James joined Latitude as a Non-Executive Director in 2020.
  • Prior to this, James was the CEO of NewDay in the United Kingdom.
  • James also previously served in various senior management roles with Washington Mutual, HBOS, Bank One and Citibank.
  • James is currently a director on the board of NewDay and Mercury Financial in the United States.

Beaux Pontak

Non-Executive Director Shareholder Representative Director
  • Beaux joined Latitude as a Non-Executive Director in 2015.
  • He currently serves as a Managing Director and the Co-Head for Deutsche Bank’s Global Finance & Credit Trading business in Asia Pacific.
  • Prior to joining Deutsche Bank in 2005, Beaux worked with Ernst & Young as a Senior Manager in Management Consulting.

Andrew Hoshino

Non-Executive Director
  • Andrew joined Latitude as a Non-Executive Director in 2021.
  • He currently serves as a Director  and CEO of EasyLend Finance Company Limited, a  Hong Kong based online personal loan company.
  • Prior to taking his current role, Andrew has served various leadership roles  for Shinsei Bank group including GM to lead consumer finance business unit of the Bank.
  • Andrew has over 30 years work experience in consumer finance business in Japan, United States, and Hong Kong with companies such as GE Capital.