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People

Everyone at Zagga is passionate about peer to peer lending. We come from a wide variety of backgrounds and experience and share a common desire to change the financial landscape in New Zealand for the benefit of all kiwis.

Board

Mark Kirkland

Chairman and Director

Mark is a co-founder of Zagga and a partner of Auckland law firm K3 Legal. He has extensive experience in commercial and financial law and holds B.Com/LLB degrees from the University of Otago.

Marcus Morrison

Director and CEO

Marcus is an experienced management consultant and business leader who has spent much of his career overseas working in the areas of organisational strategy, sales, marketing and people. He has a track record of driving commercial success across a range of industries, including banking and finance.He holds B.Sc (Hons) and B.A degrees from Victoria University.

Edwin Morrison

Director

Edwin is a partner of K3 Legal and co-founder of Zagga in both New Zealand and Australia. He is a property, commercial and finance specialist and is a LLB and B.A graduate from Victoria University.

Jonathan Eriksen

Director

Jonathan is an actuary and asset consultant who has worked in private practice for over 30 years. He advises a number of large funds, corporates and government on investment and superannuation matters.

Peter Goodfellow

Director

Peter Goodfellow has been Executive Chairman of Lock Finance since 2002. Peter is a Director of Sanford Ltd, Cambridge Clothing Ltd, and Refrigeration Engineering Co. Ltd and a trustee of the Auckland Medical Research Foundation. He is currently President of the New Zealand National Party. He holds a BCom/LLB (Hons.) from the University of Auckland and an MBA from UCLA and previously practised law.

Management Team

Our people are professional, experienced and dedicated to the success of the business. They understand the critical importance of customer satisfaction and will do everything in their power to deliver a seamless customer experience and outstanding results for investors and borrowers.

Marcus Morrison

Director and CEO

See above for Marcus’ experience.

Glenn Morris

General Manager - Operations

Glenn has over 30 years of experience in the banking and finance industries. He has managed large wholesale and retail loan portfolios and is a specialist in residential, commercial and rural lending.

Bill Calder

General Manager - Credit Risk

Bill has over 30 years of experience in the banking and finance industries. He has held senior management positions in various financial institutions and specialises in credit and lending management.

Keith Harris

Senior Manager Debt Recovery

Keith is manager of our debt recovery unit. He has spent almost 40 years in the banking and finance industries and specialises in credit recovery.

Kanisya Sutharsan

Account Manager

Kanisya brings her extensive experience to the management of Zagga's accounts. She has spent her entire career in accounting, working in a variety of industries. She has a NZ Diploma in Business from AUT.

Colin Hamilton

Senior Manager Credit Risk

Colin is a highly experienced Banking and Finance Manager with a career spanning over 40 years in General Management, Credit and Lending Management, HR, Relationship Management and Debt Recovery.

Jared Wooff

General Manager - Marketing

Jared has an extensive background in strategic marketing, having helped launch and grow brands for some of New Zealand's most well-known companies. He has market-leading experience in creating digital strategies that work, as well as across the full range of traditional channels. After working across a range of industry sectors, Jared has a strong track record of connecting businesses with their customers and improving customer experiences.

Peter Luo

General Manager - Asian Division

Specialising in property development and investment, Peter has an in-depth knowledge of the New Zealand property market. He has been involved in the project management of many commercial and residential projects across the areas of strategic investment planning; project funding guidance; feasibility studies; due diligence assessments and construction management. Peter has also worked in one of New Zealand’s leading non-bank financial institutes as a Finance Consultant and Lending Manager, managing a wide variety of portfolios. His personal credence is built upon professionalism, action, and results with a strong commitment to exceed client and customer expectations.

Natasha Walter

Executive Assistant

Natasha brings her amazing array of skills to help drive the administrative efficiency of Zagga. She has worked in a diverse range of customer experience, administrative and legal support roles in both the UK and New Zealand. Natasha holds a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from St Mary's University, London.

Lorrie Luo

Account Manager - Asian Division

Lorrie has a background in banking and finance in China and has worked for internet finance companies with experience in product marketing and client service. She holds a masters degree in International Banking & Finance from Durham University, England.

Partners

Our partners provide a range of services including loan management, communication, design and platform development. They are a vital part of our business and share our vision of kiwis funding kiwis.

Marque

Brand and web design

K3 Legal

Legal services, loans recovery

Insolvency Management Limited

Loan recovery

Communica

Platform build

Lassoo

Media and PR

Verifi Identity Services Limited

Provision of electronic identity services

Moore Stephens Markhams

Trust account audit services

Bendall & Cant

Accounting services