Agora Capital Corporation Pty Limited, (Agora), is a Lender and Facilitator which has extensive experience in Specialist Commercial Lending and who is recognised as a market leader for their success in structuring and sourcing of Debt and Equity solutions.

The team has worked within SME’s for many years, as well having been employed by legal practices and International & Local Corporations, and as Management Consultants.

Agora provides access to both bank and non-bank funding direct from ‘High-Net-Worth’ Investors, Solicitor Funds, Private Funders, Family Offices, SMSFs, Merchant Banks, Managed Mortgage Funds, and both Local and International Institutions.

As well as Developers, Builders, Architects and specialist in all areas of Finance.

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Christiaan has twenty four years background in Financial Services Sector, he has worked for a number of Local and International Banks, in both a Senior Management Roles and Consulting Services, prior to spending around four years working for an International Software company, that provided Treasury Systems to Banks.

In 2004, Christiaan started his own firm to source and arrange funding for Commercial & Residential Transactions and since then has also worked with a number of Companies before starting his latest venture Agora Capital Corporation late last year.

Christiaan has a strong understanding of the requirements to structure and arrange Debt and Equity Solutions, as well as providing consulting services through his professional network.

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Michael holds a law degree from the Auckland University Law School and after twenty years in private practice in Auckland migrated to Australia and was admitted to practice as a solicitor in Queensland.

Since 2002 Michael has operated a litigation management business, which has in more recent times expanded into litigation funding, with a strong focus on class actions based on statutory remedies for breach of duty, misleading and deceptive conduct and breaches of continuous disclosure obligations by listed entities.

BILL HAWKE – Rural Consultant

Bill has had over 40 years as a practical farmer specialising in cropping and sheep meat production, including feed lotting and specialised marketing. He has held Directorships on Government Boards and a number of Companies. He has keen understanding of agripolitics, along with extensive accountancy qualifications.

Bill has a deep understanding of the rewards and risks in the agricultural sector and can assess both financial and production viability.

FRANCES ANN – Communications and Digital Marketing Consultant

Frances is a marketing & communications professional with a passion for the not-for-profit sector.  She works in Canberra for a leading health promotion charity raising funds for grass roots projects and medical research to support policy reform.  One of her career highlights was working with Jerry Lewis to raise awareness and much needed funds for the fight against Muscular Dystrophy.

Frances has held national marketing manager roles at Consult Australia, Australian Institute of Company Directors and Professional Compounding Chemists of Australia.  She has extensive knowledge in both B2B and B2C marketing and business development.