Board of Directors & Company Secretary
Ren Hor Wong
Executive Chairman and CEO
Ren Hor Wong is the founder, Executive Chairman and CEO for ASX-listed SME lender N1 Holdings Limited (ASX:N1H), a highly recommended direct lender and fund management business. Ren Wong founded N1 in August 2011, and over the years have grown from a single-operator mortgage brokerage to become a publicly listed group of companies, specialist SME lender, and mortgage management firm that spans across the sector of fund management and property lending, supporting Australia SMEs, property developers, and sophisticated investors in the capacity of commercial, business, SPV (Special Purpose Vehicle) and home lending, via N1 mortgage fund, a property-backed yield focused fund for wholesale investors.
Jia Penny He
Executive Director and CFO
Ms He is a Certified Practising Accountant with about 15 years combined industry experience in accounting, financial planning and mortgage broking.
Ms He joined N1 Group in May 2014 and played a pivotal role in reshaping the organisation to an ASX listed company. As CFO and executive director of the company, Ms He takes charge of the group's financial, tax, reporting and board functions. In addition, Ms He is the Responsible Manager of N1's Australian Financial Services Licence and oversees its compliance and operation.
In the not-for-profit space, Ms He is a founding member of Association of Chinese Accountants Australia (ACAA, www.acaaustralia.org)
Ms He holds a Master of Accounting degree from Macquarie University and is also an ATO registered tax agent holding Public Practice Certificate. Ms He is contactable via email@example.com.
Non Executive Director
Frank Ganis has over 40 years’ domestic and international experience in banking and finance, Mr Ganis has an extensive background and deep knowledge of financial services. He is recognised as a pioneer and influential industry leader in Australia.
Prior to retirement from full time executive work in 2017, Mr Ganis spent 28 years at Macquarie Group including 17 years as an Executive Director. In addition to his executive responsibilities, Mr Ganis also fulfilled a broad range of board and chair roles for a number of Macquarie’s domestic and international subsidiaries and was a member of various regulatory and credit committees.
Frank currently services as a board member for a number of ASX and private companies and various industry advisory roles.
Frank is a Fellow of the Australian Property Institute (FAPI) and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).
Non Executive Director
Mr Holmes has over 31 years’ experience in the financial services industry having held senior roles in the UK and Australia.
Mr Holmes was Head of Mortgage Credit for Citibank UK before becoming COO at Preferred Mortgages, one of the first non-conforming lenders in the UK. In August 2000 David moved to Australia and was one of the founding Executives at Pepper Money.
While at Pepper Money he served as COO and Global Head of Credit with responsibility for the establishment and maintenance of credit polices throughout Australia, Ireland and South Korea. David was instrumental in Pepper Money gaining warehouse funding facilities from three of the major banks in Australia.
Anand Sundaraj is a corporate lawyer with over 19 years’ experience. He is a principal of Sydney-based law firm, Sundaraj & Ker. Mr Sundaraj specialises in advising on mergers and acquisitions and capital raisings for both publicly listed and privately held entities. He also advises on funds management and general securities law matters including listing rule compliance and corporate governance. Mr Sundaraj has worked for a number of pre-eminent law firms including Herbert Smith Freehills, King & Wood Mallesons, and Allen & Overy, as well as global investment bank, Credit Suisse AG.
Mr Sundaraj holds a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) and a Bachelor of Science from Monash University and is admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Courts of New South Wales and Victoria.