Tony KlimCEO of Bravura and Managing Director
Based in London, Tony Klim has over 29 years of experience in international financial services and has held a number of executive and board positions with private and listed companies focused on technology and outsourcing in support of the international financial services market. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, and in a previous role he sponsored the acquisition of a leading United Kingdom financial intermediary portal, the Exchange. Over the years, Tony has been involved in the development of new products and services targeted at the independent financial adviser community.
Prior to joining Bravura in February 2008 as the CEO for EMEA, Tony was a strategic consultant in the financial services sector. He has specialised in growth businesses, and internet banking and payment systems. His track record includes a number of strategic advisory and management roles for major international banks, life companies and technology businesses.
Martin DedaCFO of Bravura and Executive Director
Based in Sydney, Martin Deda has over 28 years of experience in senior finance and operations roles, predominately within the IT and professional services industry sectors.
Throughout his career, Martin has worked for private and public companies across Australia, Asia, the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States.
He has extensive experience in financial and management accounting and reporting, tax, treasury, commercial, mergers and acquisitions and bid and contract management, investor relations, company secretarial, facilities management, IT infrastructure, applications and support, and shared services.
Prior to joining Bravura in September 2014, Martin was the Chief Operating Officer/CFO for top tier law firm Minter Ellison. He previously held senior positions at ASX 200 listed global healthcare IT provider, iSOFT and Computer Sciences Corporation for central and eastern Europe. He has also held senior finance and operations roles at TNT and StorageTek in EMEA.
Andy ChestertonChief Operating Officer, Funds Administration
Based in London, Andy Chesterton has over 27 years of experience in the finance industry. Andy is responsible for the Funds Administration functions across EMEA, including product development (as well as financial messaging) globally. He has been with Bravura since it acquired the RUFUS division of The Bank of New York (now BNY Mellon) in December 2006.
Andy held various senior roles in The Bank of New York’s Retail Funds Services and Retail Funds Software House divisions. Andy joined the Retail Funds Software House division in 2000 as the Head of Development. He was previously responsible for custody and treasury development teams at SG Warburg & Co.
Harry StorerChief Operating Officer, Wealth Management EMEA
Based in London, Harry Storer has over 30 years of experience in the international IT industry. Harry is responsible for all wealth management operational functions across the EMEA region. Harry joined Bravura in 2014.
Harry has held senior management roles in the United Kingdom and APAC. He has extensive experience in business planning and operations, project management, systems integration, management consulting and software sales.
Prior to joining Bravura, Harry was Senior Vice President Global Consulting at Ventyx, an ABB company. He also held Senior Vice President roles at Oracle APAC in application sales and consulting.
Jason TongChief Operating Officer, Wealth Management APAC
Based in Melbourne, Jason Tong has more than 21 years of experience in software development and enterprise systems implementations, specifically within the financial services industry. Jason is responsible operational functions across all of Bravura’s software products in Asia Pacific. Jason joined Bravura in 2005 as part of the Company’s acquisition of Tacit Group, where he was Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to joining Bravura, Jason held a number of executive roles within Tacit Group before becoming its Chief Operating Officer, including running product development and opening and running Tacit Group’s Australian operations.
Darren StevensDirector, Product Management and Strategy
Based in Melbourne, Darren Stevens has over 29 years of experience in the financial services sector. As Director of Product Management and Strategy, Darren is responsible for developing, refining and executing Bravura’s corporate strategy for both its global Wealth Management and global Funds Administration segments and the global strategic direction and product management of Bravura’s Wealth Management product suite and leading merger and acquisition activity.
Prior to joining Bravura, Darren was Head of Strategy and Finance, Employer Superannuation at ING Australia, where he looked after strategic and operational planning for its employer superannuation business.
Darren has also held a number of senior management and executive positions with TOWER Australia, including General Manager of Product and Marketing and Head of Employer Superannuation Operations as well as an actuarial consulting role with the global Woodrow Milliman Group, focused on mergers and acquisitions and product development across APAC.
John WaddySonata Global Product Development Director
Dividing his time between our Sonata development centres in Europe, India and Australasia, John Waddy has over 30 years of experience working in the investment and wealth management space. John is responsible for Sonata’s development centres. John originally joined Bravura in 2008 as Head of UK Operations for Bravura’s Funds Administration division. Prior to his current role, he was Chief Operating Officer for EMEA Wealth Management.
Before joining Bravura, John worked in a range of roles with clients in Europe, the Middle East and South Africa, from product consulting to managing global support, development and professional services teams.
Nick ParsonsGlobal Chief Technology Officer
Based in London, Nick Parsons has over 29 years of experience in the IT industry, specialising in financial sector solutions for fund managers and TPAs. Nick is Global Chief Technology Officer for Bravura, with responsibilities that include defining the Company’s evolving IT vision and strategy across the product range. Nick also leads the propositions teams in the United Kingdom, tasked with identifying and developing new opportunities in EMEA. He has been with Bravura since July 2007.
Prior to joining Bravura, Nick was the Chief Technology Officer for DST Global Solutions, where he was responsible for driving technical innovation across a diverse product range and implementing a number of complex global projects.
Roland SleeManaging Director, APAC
Based in Sydney, Roland Slee has 29 years of experience in financial services IT, having held positions in consulting, sales and management in Europe and Asia. Roland is responsible for accelerating growth, developing new lines of business and implementing major change programs in the region. He joined Bravura in November 2011.
Prior to joining Bravura, Roland was Vice President, Oracle APAC, where he held a variety of senior sales and marketing positions in Oracle APAC’s Database, Middleware and Industry Solutions divisions.
Kirsty WorganHead of Sales, EMEA
Based in London, Kirsty Worgan has over 25 years of experience across the financial technology, platforms, pensions and professional services sectors. Kirsty is responsible creating new sales opportunities and developing marketing strategies across EMEA. Kirsty joined Bravura in January 2015.
Prior to joining the Company, Kirsty worked in a number of senior roles within the industry including Head of Business Development for GBST’s Wealth Management division where she helped establish their presence in the United Kingdom, and senior manager at Profund Systems where she created and ran the Consultancy division.