Damian has an extensive banking and finance career spanning over the past 18 years, having successfully covered roles in Premium Relationship Management, Branch Management, Regional General Manager, Business Bank Executive and now as a Managing Director at the Australian Lending & Investment Centre. Damian’s executive leadership in the finance and banking along with strategic business development, process mapping and design, acumen and thoughtful people leadership style, has led him to consistently build high performing businesses, resulting in extraordinary success.
Damian’s intimate understanding of business from the inside is a big help in understanding what other business owners and SME’s need from him and the finance sector. He is a people person priding himself on going one step further, knowing how important a business is to a founder / owner. Damian is passionate about small and large businesses and how to help them grow to their potential, as well as create long serving investment strategies to enable their wealth creation.
Damian has recently completed his participation in the Future Focus Group, a 2-year program co-ordinated by the Committee for Melbourne, where the group look to deliver projects that make a tangibly positive contribution to Melbourne, enhancing the city’s livability and its reputation as a centre for biotechnology, cohesion and inclusion, creativity, research and development, and culture.