Meet the
Board

Philip Crutchfield

Chairman, Non-Executive Director

Philip has been a Board member and Chair of Zip Co since 2015. He currently sits on the board of Encounter Resources Limited, NVOI Limited, Geelong Grammar School Council and Bell Shakespeare. Philip is a former partner of King & Wood Mallesons and a senior barrister in commercial law.

Pippa Downes

Pippa Downes

Non-Executive Director

Pippa is a professional company director who has held executive and non- executive roles across listed, not-for-profit and government enterprises. She brings significant experience in international banking and capital markets to the Board as well as broad industry knowledge across financial services, technology, infrastructure and property. Prior executive roles include Managing Director and Equity Partner at Goldman Sachs JB Were.

Pippa currently serves on the boards of ALE Property Group and Australian Technology Innovators and is a Commissioner of Sport Australia. She holds a Masters in Applied Finance and a Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Women Corporate Directors.

John Batistich

Non-Executive Director

John is a highly-experienced growth leader who brings marketing, digital and human resources skills to the Board. He is the Chairman of Foodco and Non-Executive Director of Stellar Group, General Pants Group and the Heart Research Institute.

Larry Diamond

Managing Director and
Chief Executive Officer

Larry co founded Zip in 2013 overseeing the growth from a technology start-up to an ASX200 company with over 4 million customers globally. Previously, he spent 12 years in retail, technology and investment banking at Pacific Brands, Macquarie Capital and Deutsche Bank.

Peter Gray

Executive Director and
Chief Operating Officer

Peter co-founded Zip in 2013, with 26 years of experience in the retail finance industry. He has underwritten 2m customers and $1b in loan receivables globally. An operations and consumer credit expert, Peter is also the responsible manager of Zip’s Australian Credit Licence.

David Franks

Company Secretary

David is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience in company secretarial, finance and accounting.