David Ruddiman
CEOLendEx
David has enjoyed a successful career in the financial services and information technology and communications industries. More than 20 years of David’s career has been spent in investment banking and wealth management, where he has held senior roles on three continents with leading organisations such as Capel-Cure Myers, ABN AMRO, Westpac and NAB, amongst others. In 2013, David co-founded LendEx® a financial services and technology company developing the proprietary technology, systems and risk management framework to empower consumers, sophisticated investors, and non-bank financial institutions to invest (lend) directly in loans made to creditworthy Australian small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) and consumers via LendEx's direct lending platform. A graduate of the Harvard Business School (HBS). David also holds qualifications in financial management and financial services. He is a former Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), a current Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) and Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).