Meet the Australia Management Team

Campbell Smyth

Campbell Smyth

Chief Executive Officer - Asia Pacific

Campbell joined Bluestone in 2011 to run the capital management business focusing on credit related asset acquisitions and funding in the Australian and New Zealand Markets. In 2013 he became the General Manager for Australasia overseeing both the capital and asset management operations in the region and in 2014 became CEO - Asia Pacific.

Campbell brings over 15 years financial markets experience including a role with Challenger Life where he was responsible for the management of $A2bn in structured and other credit related assets. Prior to this he was portfolio manager at a hedge fund responsible for the non-Australian domiciled credit portfolio.

Campbell holds a Bachelor in Commerce, a Grad Dip in Applied Finance from FINSIA and is a CFA charterholder.

 

 

 

Peter Wood

Peter Wood

Chief Operating Officer - Asia Pacific

Peter is responsible for mortgage origination, servicing and special servicing throughout Bluestone within the Asia-Pacific region. He brings a wealth of experience to the operations team having been with the Bluestone Group for more than 12 years.

During this time Peter was responsible for the creation and implementation of the New Zealand business and the introduction of commercial solutions both in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to joining the Bluestone Group Peter held a number of senior management positions within the financial services industry.

 

 

Royden D'Vaz

Royden D'Vaz

National Head of Sales & Distribution

Royden re-joined Bluestone in August 2014 after a 7 year tenure during the startup phase from 2000 to 2007 as the State Manager for WA. Prior to returning to Bluestone he was the Regional Manager for NAB, leading their broker business in WA and SA. With over 25 years experience in sales, marketing and distribution, in the financial services industry, he has developed a reputation for leading high performance sales teams.

Prior to the NAB, Royden was a senior manager for Advantedge, where he led the broker business and was a mentor to the Business Development Managers around the country.

 

 

 

Colin Jepson

Colin Jepson

Head of Lending

Colin is a team-oriented leader with a successful track record of driving change, increasing productivity and lifting engagement. He has over 15 years experience in Operations, Sales, Complaint Resolution and Business Development across Financial Services, IT and Retail industries.

Prior to working with Bluestone, Colin was the Service Manager/Lead in 3rd Party Mortgage Services for NAB. He then moved on to People Operations Consultant, organising operational plans and rhythm for Business Banking and NAB Wealth People teams.

Colin recently completed his Diploma in Frontline Management and also holds a Masters Degree in Management Science from The University of Glasgow.