Frerk-Malte Feller - CEO

Malte is a passionate business technologist with over 20 years’ experience working with some of the biggest global brands in the world including eBay and PayPal. Prior to his appointment as Linkly CEO, he served as the Global Chief Operating Officer of Afterpay.

Throughout his career, Malte has been instrumental in developing technology and payments solutions that have revolutionised the way that consumers interact with businesses.

A dedicated leader who thrives in bustling and disruptive environments, he believes that at the core of every successful business is a solid product that affects real market change for consumers and businesses alike.


Jennifer Berthold – Chief Commercial Officer

Having worked with global financial services and reward brands for over 15 years (such as American Express and Velocity Frequent Flyer), and attaining a Masters of Business, Marketing from UTS, Jen is a leader with tremendous customer orientation and exceptional partnership skills.

At AMEX, Jen was an Executive Sponsor of Australia’s Women’s Interest Network (WIN), a cause that is close to her heart and one that drives her to develop a diverse and inclusive environment that focusses on creating a great internal culture while deepening client partnerships.

As Linkly’s CCO, Jen is responsible for leading sales, business development, account management and marketing, reporting directly to the CEO.


Rob Trowler – Chief Financial Officer

Prior to joining Linkly at the beginning of 2021, Rob spent over five years as CFO for Laser Clinics Australia, overseeing a period of significant growth and successfully guiding the business through a sale process to private equity firm, Archer Capital.  

Originally from the UK, Rob has held several senior finance and strategic leadership roles in large consumer corporations throughout his 20+ year career, which include the likes of Diageo and David Jones in Australia, and Asda (part of Wal-Mart) in the UK.


Leanne Walker - Chief Product Officer

Financial Services executive with over 20 years experience working across Asia Pacific. Track record in leading the delivery of large scale transformational new initiatives, bridging business strategies with technology solutions, relationship management and regulatory affairs.


Abhish Saha - Chief Innovation Officer

For more than 25 years, Abhish has been at the forefront of payment and telecommunications technology. Prior to Linkly, he was the General Manager of the transaction’s division at Premier Technologies, where he provided leadership across the operation that provided a multi-channel payments platform to major banks and corporates in the MEA and APAC regions.

Prior to Premier, he led the eCommerce Merchant Solutions product portfolio at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, which was awarded multiple innovation awards including a Cannex Canstar and an NSW iAward.

Leading Linkly’s innovation team, Abhish is dedicated to creating better payment solutions that are world-class and provide a superior payment experience for new and existing, Linkly clients.


Loren Taylor – Head of People and Culture

Loren has a passion for growing business performance through authentic and intentional people practices. She developed her broad HR experience leading teams locally and abroad in the manufacturing, engineering and paramedical industries.

Loren spent four years as VP, HR for Mars’ Canadian veterinary hospital operations, VCA Canada, developing the People and Culture function during a period of exceptional growth. Key initiatives included a strategic partnership with a leading university and industry-first Employee Experience program.

Loren’s focus at Linkly is to develop its people, driving engagement and creating an exceptional employee experience that supports innovation and business growth.


Tony Young – Chief Technology Officer

Prior to joining Linkly as CTO, Tony was at Sydney’s MYOB for three years where he led the work on the Connected Practice suite, MYOB’s reimagining of its Desktop Accountant and Bookkeeper software suite as a Cloud solution. Tony led the teams through significant growth and agile transformation, developing a seamless product trusted by over 1 million Australian businesses.

With the payment landscape shifting significantly in recent years, Tony’s focus at Linkly is providing agile, reliable and cutting-edge solutions for our clients through strategic alignment that deliver outstanding results and are adaptable to ever-changing consumer habits and marketplace.  


Anthony McKew – Chief Operations Officer

With a wealth of experience in the technology industry spanning more than 35 years, Anthony specialises in overseeing large-scale, real-time transaction processing systems and databases globally, having worked in the UK, New Zealand and Australia.  

His passion lies in the 24/7 nature of the technology industry, consistently delivering systems that provide resiliency, scalability and solid business outcomes that are the lifeline of businesses across key industry verticals.

Anthony successfully led Premier Technologies’ payments division as Head of Technology, developing transaction processing technologies for banks and Blue-Chip corporations prior to its acquisition by Linkly. His current focus is maintaining the highest levels of systems availability, throughput and efficiency in customer interactions.