Since joining in 2019, Andy has worked with high growth business in ANZ, Asia Pacific and MENA to structure and fund debt facilities tailored to suit the specific needs of each business. Andy enjoys working with founders and entrepreneurs seeking debt capital, drawing on his experience as a company board member and prior work experience in corporate advisory and chartered accounting.
Prior to joining PFG, Andy worked for KordaMentha advising clients on issues ranging from financial restructuring, sale transactions, recapitalizations and business turnaround initiatives to improve cash flow and working capital management.
Andy is a Chartered Accountant with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and holds a Bachelor of Professional Accounting and Bachelor of Applied Finance from Macquarie University.
In a prior life, Andy sailed racing yachts professionally, traveling and competing in over 30 countries, including racing across the Atlantic Ocean twice, multiple Sydney to Hobart races and 4 world championship titles. His biggest win was meeting his partner during an event in the US and convincing her to move to Australia.
Andy is an active board member of H2X Engineering, a software start-up in the Building Services and Engineering sector as well as Clever House, a smart-home products distributor.
“PFG is a small and nimble team that is open to exploring new ideas and philosophies from anyone, anywhere.”
SVB is a leading American bank providing products, services and strategic advice for businesses at every stage. They operate as a go-to commercial bank for start-ups and established corporations, offering venture funding, private banking & wealth advising. SVB is the largest lender to technology companies globally.
SVB has built its reputation as the financial partner of the innovation economy – helping individuals, investors and the world’s most innovative companies achieve extraordinary outcomes.
PFG and SVB have maintained an official strategic partnership since the late 1980’s. We have collaborated together as co-lenders and extended each other's ability to reach new markets and provide deeper capital to high-growth companies.
PFG and SVB have provided growth debt across the U.S. & Canada, Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Latin America, where we co-manage a Venture Debt Latin America Growth Lending Fund.
IFC — a member of the World Bank Group — is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. IFC works in more than 100 countries, using its capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity.
PFG and IFC are strategic partners where we extend IFC’s direct venture and VC funding, collaborating on fintech and tech lending across global growth markets.
Aims to be the partner of choice for the private sector in Latin America and the Caribbean. They finance projects to advance clean energy, modernize agriculture, strengthen transportation systems and expand access to financing.
IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, is a multilateral development bank committed to promoting the economic development of its member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean through the private sector. IDB Invest finances sustainable companies and projects to achieve financial results and maximize economic, social, and environmental development in the region. With a portfolio of $16.3 billion in asset management and 347 clients in 25 countries, IDB Invest provides innovative financial solutions and advisory services that meet the needs of its clients in a variety of industries.
PFG leads a joint venture with IDB Invest that provides debt capital to emerging innovative tech companies across the region via our Latin America Growth Lending Fund. The initiative brings investment expertise into LAC from top notch global players in this field.