Team

John Pellew
CEO and Founder

John is the creative mind and driving force behind Othera. He has built and sold two U.K. startups and also has over 20 years experience in business and banking. John worked for RBS in the U.K. and CBA in Australia, in both business and international trade finance. These roles provided John with extensive experience and insight into credit and financial markets which he is combining with a passionate interest in blockchain for the development of the Othera platform.

Katie O’Mara
Chief Marketing Officer

Katie has experience working with a number of startups, providing marketing, strategy and BD input.

She also founded a health information startup for health professionals and members of the community. This business involved building a two sided community and partnering with industry organisations, universities, and multi-nationals (Heinz and Nestle), to build brand awareness, develop and execute marketing campaigns, consult on future product development and increase sales.

Jeremy Cohen
Business Analyst

Jeremy worked in South Africa for 10 years undertaking private equity transactions and private debt issuances and restructures for large private companies and listed companies with a small to mid size market capitalisation. These transactions occurred primarily in the mining and industrial sectors, with many equity transactions being for economic empowerment reasons.

Jeremy is also a seed investor and advisor to a peer to peer lender in Hong Kong and China named Pandai.