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The Channel Finance Team

Alan Cullen

Alan Cullen

Chief Executive

Responsibilities: Strategy, vision and execution
  • Extensive experience in senior positions in the finance industry including CEO of the Australian Finance Conference, Executive Director of Midland Bank’s Merchant bank and CEO of the Australian Bankers’ Association.
  • Founded Cullen Capital  (www.cullencapital.com.au), an AFS licensed corporate advisory and investment firm in 2001.
  • His advice has been sought by listed and private companies, governments and their agencies and industry associations.
  • His business advice has encompassed a wide range of business issues and he has been particularly active in assisting growth businesses of significant scale.
  • Has conducted many capital raising and M&A transactions.
  • Alan has developed many structured finance solutions that have enabled the more efficient use of capital and changed the way in which a number of industries have traditionally funded their activities.
  • Alan’s relationships with the banks have facilitated many productive collaborations providing superior outcomes for clients.
  • Alan aims to bring innovative ideas, the value of experience and commitment to quality of execution to deliver value added service to clients. Channel Finance is a response to a clear need for a new source of business lending that complements or is an alternative to the banks.

email: alan.cullen@channelfinance.com.au
mobile: +61 (0)417 545 389

Stephane Cooper

Stephane Cooper

Non-Executive Director

  • Stephane has had over 15 years’ experience in financial services working for some of the world’s most significant brands and holds an Executive MBA from Melbourne Business School
  • Stephane’s focus has been on the products, technology platforms and services that deliver solutions for clients
  • Stephane has worked extensively in delivering solutions for Chinese clients investing in Australia whist the Head of SIV and an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley
  • Stephane lives in Melbourne with his wife and two young children


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