Nigel Thomson, Director Fifo Capital International
Nigel founded Fifo Capital and worked as a pilot-franchisee before establishing the franchise structure to accommodate New Zealand and Australian operations.
His experience includes a Managing Director role with a new technology company, a General Manager role and owner of a chain of childcare centres, an ownership of a national finance brokering company and ownership and an operational role of Australasia’s largest independently owned bookkeeping business with more than 175 franchises.
Before establishing Fifo Capital, he worked for Bank of New Zealand, BNZ Finance Limited and The Ford Motor Company. He holds a Bachelor in Business Studies degree and various finance and banking related qualifications.
Melissa Lovf, National Credit Manager Fifo Capital Australia
Melissa joined Fifo Capital in July 2010 to support the growth and development of the brand. She has worked in credit risk roles for over 12 years working with some of Australia’s leading finance organisations including; ANZ Invoice Finance, Scottish Pacific and ORIX Australia.
Colin Chisholm, Country Manager Fifo Capital New Zealand
Colin joined Fifo Capital in November 2005 Colin as one of the first Fifo Capital franchise’s and commenced his current position a year later. Prior to this he has over 10 years management experience with UDC Finance and also ran an Auckland Mike Pero Mortgages office.
Neil McMillan, State Manager Fifo Capital QLD & NT Australia
Neil commenced with Fifo Capital Australia as the company's National Franchise Manager in November 2008 before commencing in his current role in mid 2010. His experience extends across 15 years working in the UK, New Zealand and Australia for such companies as; Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS, UK), Lock Finance (NZ), Scottish Pacific Benchmark. Neil won the RBS Invoice Finance Outstanding Achiever Award in 2006.
Andrew Allen, State Manager Fifo Capital Victoria and Tasmania, Australia
Andrew joined Fifo Capital as a franchisee in April 2009 before commencing his current position in September 2010. He has over 18 years marketing experience working for such companies as ANZ (Financial Planning, Wealth & Distribution), Sensis, George Patterson Bates, Clemenger BBDO and Y&R Mattingly. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business (Marketing)