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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
Rachel Paris

Rachel is experienced in all things blockchain and finance. She is the founder of Blockchain Boutique. Rachel was previously Head of Fintech and partner at Bell Gully. Her education includes a BA/LLB (Hons) at the University of Auckland and LLM in International Finance at Harvard Law.

Marketing & Ecom Advisor
Nikolai Mouraviev

Nikolai has over 8 years experience in a technological role in the retail industry and is the Group CTO of a global ecommerce agency.

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.