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Meet the team

Get to know Keystart's board members and executive team.

Board members

  • Glyn Yates

    Chairperson of Keystart & Country Housing Authority

    Glyn Yates has experience in the community banking and financial services industry (Community Bank Director and Chair), local government (Councillor and Deputy Shire President) and as a director of SMEs in regional Western Australia. He is also the Chairman of the Country Housing Authority.

  • Rob McKenzie

    Board Member

    Rob McKenzie is a Corporate Lawyer on the Takeovers Panel and a Partner of Blackwall Legal LLP and formerly Clayton Utz. He is Chair of Source Certain International, and was a Director of the Eagles and Black Swan State Theatre Company and a Commissioner of the WA Football Commission.

  • Kitty Prodonovich

    Board Member of Keystart & Country Housing Association

    Kitty Prodonovich is the CEO of the Regional Chambers of Commerce and Industry of WA and sits on varied business stakeholder bodies and committees. Kitty brings extensive knowledge and experience in the small businesses sector, housing affordability and community and economic development in regional communities throughout Western Australia.

  • Diane Smith-Gander AO

    Board Member

    Diane Smith-Gander AO is Chair of Zip Co Limited, Safe Work Australia, National Chairman of CEDA and a non-executive director of AGL Energy Limited and HBF Health Limited. Diane is also the Chair of Keystart’s Audit Committee.

  • Sean Cameron

    Country Housing Authority Board Member

    Sean Cameron is currently Director, Resourcing at WA Treasury and has oversight of approximately 50 agencies. He has over 30 years’ experience in this industry.

  • Donna Lynch

    Country Housing Authority Board Member

    Donna Lynch has comprehensive expertise in rural policy development and experience in rural production in Western Australia.

  • Michael Crevola

    Board Member

    Michael brings more than 30 years' financial experience in all aspects of operational finance. He has held a number of financial specialist, leadership and executive roles with significant energy and financial organisations in Australia including Suncorp, Epic Energy and Alinta. He was CFO and Head of Finance, Treasury and Risk at Western Power, and the CFO and Company Secretary at Perth Energy.

Executive team

  • Paul Graham

    Chief Executive Officer

    Paul Graham has been CEO of Keystart since January 2018. Paul has over 25 years’ experience in banking, finance and accounting. Prior to joining Keystart, Paul held senior management roles with ANZ Banking Group Ltd and National Australia Bank Ltd in Asia Pacific & Australia.

  • Lindsay O'Sullivan

    Chief Operating Officer

    Lindsay O’Sullivan joined Keystart in late 2016. Prior to Keystart, Lindsay was Chief Operating Officer at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA and over the last 25 years held a number of leadership roles with Bankwest, Herbert Smith Freehills and National Australia Bank in Australia and the United Kingdom.

  • Luke Thomas

    Chief Information Officer

    Luke Thomas has over 20 years’ experience across sectors such as finance, agriculture, retail and insurance. Luke joined Keystart in 2012 having worked with a number of publicly listed companies within Europe and Australia. He holds a number of qualifications including a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and is a certified Information Security Manager.

  • Michael Verkuylen

    Chief Financial Officer

    Michael Verkuylen is a Chartered Accountant and governance professional with over 15 years’ experience in accounting practice and commerce. Michael joined Keystart in 2017. Previously Michael was the CFO and Company Secretary of BNK Banking an ASX listed ADI.

  • Felicity Zimmermann

    Chief Risk Officer

    Felicity joined Keystart in 2021 and has over 20 years' experience working in financial services as a banker and lawyer. Prior to joining Keystart, Felicity held senior management roles at ANZ Banking Group in Perth and has worked as a finance lawyer in financial institutions and international law firms in London and Perth.