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Key People

We understand that the calibre of advice we can provide to our clients and the success of our business is dependent on the quality of our people

 
   
Global Capital Commercials’ most important asset are its people.

Accordingly we employ the best in the industry. While it’s important that our employees have the latest technical and tertiary expertise, it’s equally important that they are passionate about what they do.  Our people are seasoned professionals with a collective depth of experience that gives you the edge. 
 
The Property Finance Team
 
John Punch – Senior Credit Manager, Property
John Punch provides GCC clients with clear and practical solutions to their property finance requirements. John joined GCC in 2006 and is a veteran of the commercial property mortgage market, contributing over 30 years of credit experience across the Australian property industry.  He has also held various high level positions including Senior Manager, Corporate Banking for ANZ Bank. Drawing on his years in the industry, John brings to the table a vast amount of experience and the current market knowledge to get deals done.
  
Bryan Boyd – Senior Credit Manager, Property
Bryan has over 35 years’ experience in the banking and finance sector. During this professional career, Bryan has focused on property and construction finance, dealing in all aspects from product development to asset creation. Bryan previously co-headed the Institutional Property division of St George Bank and has held various senior positions at leading financial institutions such as AMP Bank and GIO. Bryan brings to GCC and its clients an unparalleled depth of industry knowledge and experience in commercial property and construction finance. 
  
Lana Kogan – Credit Manager
Lana joined GCC in early 2006 as a Credit Analyst. Prior to working for GCC she held various roles in the mortgage industry and the accounting sector. Lana is a graduate of Sydney University with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Law and Accounting. 
 
Credit Analyst Team
Our Credit Analysts provide technical support for all client financing needs whether your requirements are straightforward or complex. Their support starts with getting a thorough understanding of your individual borrowing needs and applying our appropriate and experienced knowledge of our funders into your credit submission.  We analyse the appropriate funders which suit each client's specific circumstances and needs - both now and in the future.  We take away any complexity and stress from the loan process, professionally ensuring the smooth and prompt settlement of the transaction. 
 
Private Equity and Structured Finance
 
Bill Salouris
Bill Salouris has been with Global Capital Corporation (GCC) since its incorporation in 2001 and has been widely involved in the finance industry in Australia and internationally for well over 20 years. Bill has specialised in project and infrastructure finance in South East Asia, as well as arranging foreign investment projects in that region. Under Bill’s guidance, GCC constantly reviews business best practices and develops new products and procedures that facilitate clients’ funding objectives, without encountering the "road blocks” that the traditional banking system throws up.   Bill holds a degree in Economics and Finance. 
 
The Property Finance Sales Team   

Andrew West – National Sales Manager
Andrew’s background in finance and lending stands him in good stead for his role at Global Capital. With a positive outlook he creates an optimum approach for our clients, utilising his business strengths derived from growing and maturing his experience, knowledge and skills over 30 years. Andrew began his career with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, gaining lending experience across a diverse range of fields, from business and asset financing to commercial and property lending. He then held the role of Commercial Business Development Manager with respectively ING Bank, Ashe Morgan Commercial; and Suncorp Bank.  Finding financial solutions for your client is what Andrew does best!  
  
Ahmad Gharib - Business Development Manager
Ahmad has worked with various financial institutions, initially as a Credit Analyst before being promoted to Senior Relationship Manager.  Ahmad holds an Economics & Finance degree and brings extensive experience in Commercial & Constructions Loans, as well as all facets of Retail & Commercial banking. He also offers Insurance Broking services, predominantly looking after Home Warranty and Construction Risk Insurance. Ahmad’s experience in Banking & Insurance makes him a valuable member of our team and to professionally discuss your finance and insurance needs with you.  
  
Naomi Randell – Sales Executive
Naomi is a Sales Executive with us and joined GCC after working in the finance industry since 2007.  Naomi started her career with National Australia Bank in the retail banking sector as a teller, quickly learned the ropes and working her way up to a Branch Manager position.  She then moved in to Mortgage Broking, where she has strengthened her depth of knowledge of how mortgage originators, non-bank lenders and the major banks operate and assess risk. 
 
Nilesh Makani - NSW Brokers: Sales Support Executive
Nilesh joined GCC after having worked for several years in the finance industry in the UK. He has worked as an underwriter, mortgage broker and financial advisor for the Royal Bank of Scotland and Bradford & Bingley and brings valuable experience to our clients from this background.  Nilesh graduated from the University of London in 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in Physics with Business.  
  
The Business Finance Team 
  
Tim Malafouris - General Manager Business Finance
Tim has over 20 years’ experience in the business finance industry, the last 15 in senior management roles. Specialising in business and asset finance, Tim is a recent addition to GCC and heads up our business finance division.  He joins us after running Neon Finance for four years; and previously being an Executive Director at LeaseChoice. Tim combines a comprehensive knowledge of the equipment finance, debtor finance and trade finance sectors with a keen client focus.. 
  
Jesùs DeFelipe - Credit Analyst 
 
With his professional experience providing administrative and financial support, Jesùs has the ability to work effectively for clients and establish strong relationships with stakeholders.  Jesùs is a graduate of Applied Economics from the University of Canberra. He grew up in Spain and came to Australia to complete his degree.       
 
Marcella Roybal MBA - Business Development Manager
Marcella works with a variety of industry sectors providing our clients with business and asset finance solutions. Business development and customer service are her strength and she enjoys finding solutions for her clients and values their working relationships. Marcella manages and executes business finance transactions up to approximately $20 million.  With a Master of Business Administration degree and a Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Brokering, her past career roles have seen her working in corporate advisory, distribution and management.  She has a personal interest in helping others who are disadvantaged in life.                                                             
 
Accounts 
 
Geoff Cannings - Chief Financial Officer
Geoff is a qualified accountant with over 30 years’ experience in this field. He has worked as in Chief Financial Officer and Financial Controller roles both in Australia = in London with companies such as Lord Howe Island Board, DDB Needham Advertising Agency, Concord Advertising UK, Knight Frank Pty Ltd, FAI Insurance and the State Rail Authority (SRA). Covering industries including advertising, shopping centres and property management, government bodies and financial, Geoff has considerable experience within the mortgage industry.
 
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