Bailador's Board of Directors are longstanding leaders of their industries, bringing a wealth of capability to BTI and extending their networks to portfolio companies to actively support growth initiatives.

David Kirk

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

David is the former CEO of Fairfax Media, where he led the successful investment into a number of internet businesses including Fairfax’s acquisition of Trade Me and Stayz. He has been a growth stage investor in technology-based businesses since 1999 and was an IPO investor in Xero.

David is Chairman of KMD Brands [ASX:KMD, NZE:KMD], made up of iconic brands Kathmandu, RipCurl and Oboz, and Chairman of Forsyth Barr, a privately-owned New Zealand investment firm.

David is Chairman of Bailador investee companies, Rezdy and Rosterfy, and a board observer for Mosh.

Prior to joining the corporate world, David enjoyed a highly successful rugby career. He captained the All Blacks to win the World Cup in 1987 and was awarded an MBE in 1988. He was also a policy advisor to the New Zealand Prime Minister.

David is a Rhodes Scholar with degrees in Medicine from Otago University, and Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University.

Paul Wilson

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Paul has extensive private equity investment experience as a Director of CHAMP Private Equity in Sydney and New York, with MetLife in London and New York, and as Executive Director at Illyria, a media focused investment group.

Paul is a Director of Bailador company SiteMinder [ASX:SDR]. He is also Director of Rajasthan Royals (IPL cricket) and VRTUS fitness studio.

Paul has a Bachelor of Business from QUT. He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia, a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia, and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Andrew Bullock

Independent Non-Executive Director

Andrew is Managing Director at private equity firm Adamantem Capital, and was previously a partner at Australian law firm Gilbert + Tobin in the Corporate Advisory Group. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, fundraisings and strategic joint ventures and media sectors. He was previously a partner of Minter Ellison and spent 3 years in the London office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Andrew has a Bachelor of Arts from Sydney University and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales.

Jolanta Masojada

Independent Non-Executive Director

Jolanta Masojada is Principal of MasMedia Advisers, providing strategic investor relations and communications advice to listed companies. She has more than 25 years’ experience in financial markets and equity research in the media and technology sectors in Australia and the US.  Jolanta was formerly Director Equity Research at Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank, with previous roles at Macquarie Bank and Pierson Sal. Oppenheim in New York.

Jolanta is a graduate of the University of Natal and Cambridge University. She is a fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Brodie Arnhold

Independent Non-Executive Director

Brodie Arnhold is an experienced ASX listed board member with over 15 years domestic and international experience in private equity, investment banking and corporate finance.

Brodie is the CEO and Executive Director of iSelect (ASX:ISU) having joined the Board in September 2014 and stepping into the CEO role in April 2018. Prior to his current role with iSelect, Brodie was the CEO of Melbourne Racing Club. He has also worked for Investec Bank from 2010-2013 where he was responsible for building a high-net-worth private client business and for Westpac Banking Corporation where he was Investment Director at Westpac’s private equity fund.

During his career Brodie has also worked at leading accounting and investment firms including Deloitte (Australia), Nomura (UK) and Goldman Sachs (Hong Kong).

Brodie is also the Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Shaver Shop Group Ltd (ASX: SSG) and is Chairman of private companies Endota Spa Pty Ltd and Industry Beans Pty Ltd.

Brodie holds a Bachelor of Commerce and MBA from the University of Melbourne and is a member of the Institutes of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ).

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Investment Team

Our investment team are experts in growth investing and business building. Bailador was founded by seasoned investors with an excellent track record and they have built an experienced team of technology investment specialists.

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Finance & Administration

The Finance & Administration team has been actively involved with Bailador since its establishment, playing a crucial role in the IPO of the fund in November 2014, having held prior senior roles in large publicly listed companies.

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