As Arcadier grows globally, the depth and diversity of the leadership team grows too. Our leadership team brings with them a range of corporate experiences from organisations such as PayPal, Visa, MasterCard, IHG, JP Morgan, Wells Fargo and UBS. They are supported by a dedicated team who have an unfailing commitment to our customers and partners.
Dinuke Ranasnghe – Chairman & Co Chief Executive Officer
Dinuke is an expert in the technology industry, specialising in financial services and the marketplace sector. He has held executive positions in corporations including: Visa Inc., PayPal and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Dinuke has also worked as an advisor and director on the board of public and private organisations, including: Shopping.com, Arcadier Holdings Private Limited, the Defeat-NCD Partnership and various technology companies in Asia.
Dinuke holds a B.Eng from the University of Sydney and an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management. He also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Global Business and a Master of Science Degree from the University of Oxford, Said Business School.
Paul Cascun – Chief Technology Officer
Paul is an expert in technology, integration, infrastructure, product development, software design and software development. He has been developing software for companies such as Unilever since 1990. He has managed engineering, software development and product teams since 1996. He has had commercial success with the release of both a hardware firewall and multiple software products to the market. He contributes to industry forums on IT security, blockchain adoption and the application of artificial intelligence. He has founded two companies and operated them consecutively since 1990. His companies have provided consulting to Vodafone, Deutsche Bank, Shopfast (Coles Online), HCF, Mariner Financial, OCBC and Unilever.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Majoring in Instrumentation and Control from the University of Technology Sydney.
Gary Ramsell – Co-Chief Executive Officer
Gary is a globally experienced executive, who began his career in investment banking in San Francisco, working for Charles Schwab Investment Services, Wells Fargo Private Banking, Montgomery Securities, Banc of America Securities and Robertson Stephens Investment Bank. He returned to London pursuing a career at JP Morgan Equity Derivatives Group before moving over to financial services technology, where he held senior roles at SunGard and FIS.
Gary is a graduate of the University of Oxford with a PgDip in Strategy and an MSc in Management from Saïd Business school. He also attended Cambridge University, where he studied philosophy. He has a BA from University College Cork and a MA from the University of London.
Amelia Chen – Chief Financial Officer
Amelia Chen is a highly experienced in finance and business. She has more than 15 years experience in working as an executive position in finance in various corporations. She started her own company in 2009 where she is now the director of a few companies. Amelia’s key strength is her ability to analyse current business situation and implement strategic approach to improve processes and profitability.
Amelia has a B. Bus in finance and marketing from QUT and is also fellow member of CPA. She is a registered tax agent with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and a registered agent with Australian Securities Investment Corporation (ASIC). She is currently holding a treasurer position in one of the largest photography club in Australia. She also held various positions in other non profit organisations and is also a part time lecturer.