Management Team

Michael Eidel 

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Michael joined as Chief Executive Officer of Openpay in March 2019. Michael has over 20 years’ experience in payments, banking, growth transformation, product and strategic development. 

Michael has previously held senior executive roles at Credit Suisse, McKinsey and CBA, and served as the Chairman of Fides Treasury Services Ltd, and as a Director on the New Payments Platform (NPP) Ltd and on the Australian Payments Council. 

Jussi Nunes

Chief Financial Officer

Jussi has over 20 years’ experience in banking and finance across a wide variety of roles including corporate finance, treasury, lending and transaction services. Prior to joining Openpay, Jussi Nunes was the Group CFO at BNK Banking Corporation Ltd (ASX: BBC), where he was instrumental in delivering strong portfolio growth, combined with capital and treasury management, to increase the Group’s profitability. In his previous role, he was the GM of Business Product Finance at CBA, with responsibility for Cash-flow & Transaction Services and Business & Corporate Finance. Mr. Nunes is very familiar with young, emerging companies, the intricacies of being listed in the regulated financial services market, and liaising with shareholders and other external stakeholders. Before CBA, he held Senior Finance roles at ANZ, his last role being Global Head of Finance – Group Treasury & Balance Sheet Trading.

Brian Shniderman

Global Chief Strategy Officer & US CEO

Brian is a 32-year veteran of the payments and fintech advisory industry.

He joined Openpay from Deloitte, where he founded and grew the firm’s globally top-ranked Payments practice. He successfully helped the C-suite of large global companies implement high-visibility, complex payments, fintech and banking strategies, mergers and acquisitions, operations, and technology initiatives. These include large credit card issuers, merchant acquirers, networks, payments processors, corporates, governments, and merchants. Prior to Deloitte, Mr. Shniderman was an executive at several advisory firms, focusing on fintech and payments.

In 2001, he was recognised as an innovator of the year by Fortune for introducing approaches for B2B equity-based payments, continuing to innovate and launch new fintech products since then.

Andy Harding 

Managing Director, UK

Andy has over 20 years’ experience in Retail in the UK and International in various roles including strategy, sales, multi-channel, marketing, and eCommerce.

Andy spent several years at House of Fraser, joining in 2011 as Director of e-commerce and serving as Chief Customer Officer until 2016. Andy’s other experiences include acting as Chief Customer Officer at Mothercare and Chief Digital Officer at Arcadia Group.

Richard Broome 

Co-Founder and Head of Innovation

Richard is a co-founder of the Openpay business and has over 25 years’ experience in founding and developing technology companies. 

Across his ventures, he has pioneered technology products from the ground up for consumer, commercial, government and military problems that are used globally.

Richard’s expertise has ensured the development of one of the most flexible BNPL platforms in today’s market and he continues to drive an innovations based culture.

Richard holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Systems from Monash University.