John Pellew

Chief Executive Officer, Founder

John is the creative mind and driving force behind Othera and is on a mission to bring provenance, transparency and liquidity to the global debt markets.

He has built and sold two U.K. startups and has over 20 years experience in business and global finance markets.

John previously worked for Commonwealth Bank Group (CBA) in Australia, as well as National Australia Bank Group (NAB) and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in London. Roles in these banks saw John working in new business development, covering the specific areas of international, commodity and structured trade finance. While at CBA he additionally worked in financial markets, ran business development for the FX related options and forward contracts. These roles provided John with extensive experience in loan origination, lending processes, credit management, analytics and credit decisioning across multiple lending disciplines.

John is a thought leader in the area of finance, blockchain and innovation and is leading the way in the revolution of loan origination and digitisation of assets in capital markets.