Board of Directors
Chairman and Independent Director – LLB, Dip. Bus
Greg joined the board of Smartpay in 2010 and he was appointed Chairman in 2016. He is a commercial lawyer with over 30 years of experience in advising a range of commercial and corporate clients. In 1997 he was a founder of Claymore Partners, an Auckland based commercial law and business advisory firm. He continues to act as a consultant to that firm at present.
He is an experienced company director and Chair having held various directorships and advisory roles across a number of New Zealand and off-shore entities. Greg has also had an extensive involvement in the business of sport, both as an advisor and director of a number of sporting entities. He is a director (and immediate past Chair) of the International Rugby League, a former Chairman of New Zealand Cricket and is currently the Chairman of the International Cricket Council based in Dubai.
In addition to being on the board, Greg serves on the board’s Audit and Finance Committee. He is an approved Chartered Member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.
Greg resides in Auckland, New Zealand.
Matthew George Turnbull
Independent Director – BCom, CA
Matt joined the Board of Smartpay in April 2013, he is a Chartered Accountant and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. He commenced his career with PWC (then Price Waterhouse) and has over 20 years experience providing accounting and corporate advisory services. Matt has a detailed understanding of Smartpay, having assisted the company in the 2012 recapitalisation and restructure, and the acquisition of Viaduct Limited.
Matt resides in Auckland, New Zealand.
In addition to being on the Board, Matt serves on the Board’s Remuneration and Nominations Committee and is the Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee
Martyn Richard Pomeroy
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
Marty joined Smartpay in January 2013 post the acquisition of Viaduct Limited. Marty joined the Smartpay Board in April 2014.
Prior to joining Smartpay Marty was one of the two founding Directors of Viaduct Limited. Marty was instrumental in the development and success of the Viaduct business from a startup in 2001, through a period of growth to it becoming the third largest provider of EFTPOS terminals in New Zealand with an annual turnover of $7 million and employing 36 staff. Prior to Viaduct Marty held managerial roles in sales and service with EFTPOS New Zealand. He brings over 13 years of experience in the NZ Payments industry to the Board.
Marty has a detailed understanding of the operational, sales and commercial elements of the Smartpay business and is also involved in the strategy and build of the opportunity in Australia.
Marty resides in Auckland, New Zealand.
Carlos Gil is the founder and current CEO of ASX listed Microequities Asset Management, Smartpay’s largest shareholder. He has extensive experience in stockbroking, funds management, and investment research gained over a career spanning more than 20 years. He has held various senior management positions in Europe, including roles as Head of International Securities at BM Securities, and at Banesto Bank (Santander Group).
Carlos holds a Bachelor of Economics from Sydney University, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment Analysis from the Australian Securities Institute and a Master in Applied Finance and Investment Analysis from the Financial Services Institute of Australia.
In addition to being on the Board, Carlos serves on the Board’s Audit and Finance Committee
Carlos resides in Sydney, Australia.
Bill Pulver was Chief Executive Officer of Australian Rugby Union (ARU) from February 2013 until January 2018. Prior to joining Australian Rugby, Bill was CEO of Appen Pty Ltd and is currently a non-executive director of Appen. Appen provide high quality training data with its leading technology platform, managed services, and global crowd to power artificial intelligence globally. From 2008 to 2010 he was Chairman of Repucom International, a global leader in sports marketing research.
Bill spent eight years as President and Chief Executive Officer of the New York based, NASDAQ-listed internet media research company NetRatings Inc. He spent 17 years at global marketing research company ACNielsen, in roles that included Managing Director in Australia, Group Chief Executive for Japan and Korea based in Tokyo; and President of ACNielsen eRatings.com, an internet audience measurement company based in London.
Bill holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with a major in marketing from the University of New South Wales in Sydney. In addition to being on the Board, Bill serves on the Board’s Remuneration and Nominations Committee.
Bill resides in Sydney, Australia.