WELCOME TO THE NATIONWISE GROUP

Nationwise is a dynamic enterprise that delivers a single-point super-supermarket of financial services for Australia and New Zealand retail and wholesale markets.

WHOLESALE

Aggregation | Acquisitions |
Distribution | Lending

RETAIL

Broking – ASSET FINANCE |
Mortgage | INSURANCE

GROWTH: ORGANIC & ACQUISITION

OUR VISION

Nationwise is a powerful enterprise that delivers a single-point super-supermarket of financial services for the Australian retail and wholesale market.

Powered by finance professionals, founded on experience, knowledge, strong network relationships, integrity, compliance and systems.

Creating a substantial and diversified financial services business with accretive acquisitions and a well funded organic growth strategy.

OUR BUSINESS UNITS

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  • Retail Brand​
  • Finwise Finance – Cars, Bikes, Boats, Caravans, Personal Loans
  • Business & Commercial Loans
  • Finwise Home Loans
  • Investwise – Retail wealth creation & investment products
    • General Insurance Broker
    • Business Insurance
    • Personal Insurance
    • Travel Insurance
    • AFS License​
    • Insurance Aggregation – Under distribution management & 3rd party admin structures​
    • A holding company for value accretive acquisitions of existing retail operations
    • Potential for distribution growth
    • A B2B finance aggregation business
    • Providing access to a panel of lenders
    • Integrated CRM system
    • Credit Provider License​
    • Premium Funding​
    • Fee Funding​
    • Rental Finance​
    • Provision of select Loan Products

    OUR DIFFERENCE

    A symbiotic team culture which is indelibly embedded in our DNA.

    OUR EXPERIENCE, OUR PEOPLE

    Powered by finance professionals, founded on experience, knowledge, strong network relationships, integrity, compliance and systems.

    Graham Crouch

    Founder & Managing Director

    Graham has over 35 years experience in financial services, building a major financial services business across Australia culminating in the Presidian Group; 175 FTE’s, combined network of over 2,500 dealers, 80+ brokers and 14 retail branches.

    Hamish Williams

    Non-Executive
    Board Member

    Hamish is the former Chief Financial Officer and board member of major listed company Automotive Holdings Group (AHG). Hamish was integral in leading AHG from a private company to float on the ASX in 2005 and remained on the board until 2015. 

    Bill Healy

    Non-Executive
    Board Member

    Bill is one of the founders of Sealcorp, an established and developed diversified financial services group, which was sold to St George Bank. Bill was also a founding Director and Chair of BOOM Logistics, helping build the business model and preparing the company for listing.

    Gus Kininmont

    Chief Executive Officer

    Gus Kininmont has extensive experience in banking, finance, accounting and treasury operations including senior roles in the ANZ Bank and Australia’s largest automotive retailer, AHG. As Executive General Manager -Treasury & Finance for AHG, Gus had responsibility for the purchase and growth of their online broker operation, known as ‘360 Finance’.

    Terri Lightbown

    General Manager
    Operations

    Terri has over 15 years of experience managing multi-brand organisations across automotive and tech on an operational and strategic level, with a strong background in business administration, change management, business development and innovation.

    Daniella Mancuso

    General Manager
    Strategy & Growth

    Daniella has over 20 years’ experience in strategic leadership and business development roles across a range of sectors including start-ups, disruptive technology, construction, logistics, financial services, telecommunications, education and training. 

    Simon Gwynne

    General Manager Aggregation

    Simon over 25 years of experience in financial services, management, leadership, business development, consumer and commercial lending in Aggregation, Broking, Banking and Marketing. Before joining The Nationwise Group, Simon was Head of Aggregation at McMillan Shakespeare and held various management roles across banking and financial services.

    Garry Zogbi

    GM Operations – Aggregation

    With over 25 years in the Financial Services industry Garry has a wide range of experience in operations and distributions. Garry’s most recent role was Head of Distribution at AFICO.

    Neville Wilkins

    GM Partnership Development

    Neville is an experienced senior banking and financial services professional with over 35 years’ experience across banking, finance and aggregation. Most recently Neville spent 5 years with AFG building a business and commercial loans focused platform and lender panel.

    NATIONWISE NEWS

    New Appointment – General Manager Aggregation

    The Nationwise Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Gwynne to the role of General Manager Aggregation for our newly established Viking Aggregation Business. Simon will be responsible for launching the new aggregation platform and national growth initiatives.

    Simon brings over 25 years of experience in financial services, management, leadership, business development, and consumer and commercial lending in Aggregation, Broking, Banking and Marketing.

    View the full announcement here: Nationwise Announcement – Appointment Simon Gwynne