Ignition Wealth today announced the appointment of Mr Henry Capra as Chairman of the Ignition Wealth Investment Committee and as a member of the Ignition Wealth Advisory Board. Mr Capra adds these roles to his current duties as Non­Executive Director and member of the Audit Committee at Suncorp Portfolio Services, Non­Executive Director and Adviser at Millinium Capital Managers and Non­Executive Director and Chair of Finance and Audit Committee for Autism Spectrum Australia.

“It’s very exciting to have joined Ignition Wealth at a time when the company is gaining significant traction with distribution partners. I’m looking forward to being part of the next generation of digital financial advice.”
Henry Capra, Chairman of Investment Committee, Member of Advisory Board, Ignition Wealth.

Mr Capra’s extensive experience includes senior executive roles at top tier global financial institutions: JP Morgan, Blackrock Investment Management Australia, BNP Paribas Asset Management Australia, AMP Capital Investors Limited and Colonial First State Investment Limited.

“With a long history in financial services including roles in finance, technology and operations, I am looking forward to contributing to the growth of Ignition Wealth, using my experience in the industry.”
Henry Capra, Chairman of Investment Committee, Member of Advisory Board, Ignition Wealth.

Ignition Wealth boasts a number of industry leaders, both on the boards and committees and within the company. CEO Mr Mark Fordree and CTO Mr Mike Giles bring a combined experience of six decades in the finance and technology industries and the company now employs a dozen senior staff in their North Sydney offices.

“The Ignition Wealth team includes some of the most senior figures in the Australian finance industry including Peter Meurer (Chairman of the Board of Directors), Tom Pockett (Member of the Advisory Board) and now Henry Capra. We present a rare offering combining the most advanced digital financial advice engine, our relationships with significant existing partners and our strong board and management team.”

Mark Fordree, CEO, Ignition Wealth.