We're Zap

About the Zap team

Our People: Driving the Loyalty Revolution

CEO & Co-Founder of Zap
Richard Wright

Having founded two consumer finance and retail companies, Richard is an entrepreneur with over 16 years of experience in consumer finance. Richard has a BBs in Economics from Massey University and a Diploma in Chinese from Fu Ren University.

CEO & Co-Founder of Zap
Amy Ho

Amy has a breadth of experience, including 16 years experience in consumer finance, 4 years of IT consulting with KPMG, and 7 years of software distribution in NZ & Australia. Amy holds a BSc in Operation and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University.

Head of Sales
Earl Athfield

Earl has over 20 years of experience in management, retail, sales, and operation strategy; 15 years in consumer finance and credit management; and 10 years in HR recruitment.

Head of Technology Development
Dan Newton

Having founded the first NZ bitcoin exchange, Dan has a breadth of blockchain knowledge. Dan has over 15 years experience in software engineering.

Blockchain Legal Advisor
Jeremy Muir

Jeremy heads MinterEllisonRuddWatts’ national Banking and Financial Services division. He is a key leader and innovator in developing New Zealand’s regulatory response to cryptocurrencies, digital tokens and blockchain businesses.

Investment Advisor
Richard Fyers

Richard is a commercial lawyer at Fyers Joyce. He has co-invested with international funds such as Bain Capital, Pacific Equity Partners and Bergen Asset Management.

Finance & Tax Advisor
Craig Lamberton

Craig is a Senior Tax Partner at BDO. Craig advises clients and PE firms on capital raises and provides international and domestic tax advice for private and listed companies.