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Open Data: Making it real

About the Webinar

The Consumer Data Right (CDR) is a game-changing step towards a new open data economy, and it lays the foundation to improve customer experience, drive innovation, and foster healthy competition.

With the shift towards open banking well and truly underway, many players in the banking industry are looking to realise the opportunities open data presents. However, there are many considerations - on a technical, customer and regulatory level - that businesses need to address first. Join our panel of leaders to learn about the challenges, use cases and partnerships that can help businesses make open data a reality.

Meet your panelists

Brenton Charnley

Brenton Charnley

Head of Australia, TrueLayer


Brenton Charnley is a strategy and operations specialist experienced in scaling global tech startups. Brenton is currently the Head of Australia at leading global open banking platform TrueLayer. Prior to joining TrueLayer, Brenton spent 4 years at global insurtech platform Cover Genius, where he held a number of roles including COO, CCO and CFO. Concurrently, Brenton founded the leading insurtech member association Insurtech Australia and also the Global Insurtech Alliance.

Chris Ellis

Chris Ellis

CEO, Finder


As CEO, Chris is focused on empowering Australians to make better decisions every day as they look to Finder to compare everything from finances to face masks.

Working closely with the founders, Ellis’ driving force is to grow and scale up Finder’s Australian operations, with a focus on deepening existing and building new partnerships. He has a track record of driving innovation for the benefit of customers and stakeholders and has keen interests in digital strategy, workplace culture and Open Banking.

Jill Berry

Jill Berry

CEO and co-founder, Adatree


Jill Berry is the CEO and co-founder of the CDR-focused regtech Adatree. Through one API, Adatree provides turnkey Data Recipient technology SaaS solutions to access and leverage data, and has just been accredited as an unrestricted Data Recipient. Jill also sits on the Energy Advisory Committee to the Data Standards Body. Her background is in product development in banking, and helped build two new fully licensed Australian banks, Tyro and Volt Bank, together with Adatree's other founders.

Howard Silby

Howard Silby

Chief Innovation Officer, NAB


As Chief Innovation Officer at NAB, Howard is responsible for developing partnerships and incubating innovations to take the bank forward in leaps. Working across both Australia and New Zealand, his team works closely with both small and large technology firms, fintechs and other partners. He is also responsible for NAB Ventures, the corporate venturing division of NAB. Howard has worked in the UK, Australia and New Zealand in Financial Services for over 25 years, including leading data analytics, digital, products and marketing functions.

Manu Iyer

Manu Iyer (Host)

Director for BFSI & Fintech,

Thoughtworks Australia


Manu leads the growth, profitability and strategic direction of the BFSI & FinTech Vertical across the AU region. Armed with nearly two decades of experience partnering with clients to effect sustainable digital leadership, Manu has worked with some of the largest FS Majors and FinTech Leaders in the region, especially in the areas of Retail Lending, Financial Well Being, Open Life & Open Banking, Payments. 

Vic Wolff

Vic Wolff (Host)

Director of Financial Services, Thoughtworks Australia


As the Director for Financial Services, Vic helps grow Thoughtworks' presence in the financial services sector, forge new partnerships, and help our clients thrive in an increasingly disrupted landscape by transforming how businesses deliver customer value. Vic brings 30 years of banking experience at ING and HSBC in retail product management, customer experience, marketing and analytics.