Our team

Shane Harding – Executive Director

Shane brings over 20 years’ experience with NAB, ANZ, Credit Suisse and Bendigo Bank in such diverse locations as London, Zurich, Melbourne and Brisbane. His broad expertise has been gained from working in a number of divisions ranging from SME retail banking to multi-national corporate banking.

Born and raised in Brisbane, Shane recently joined Red Connect to strengthen the services provided to existing clients in Queensland/Northern NSW and to drive new business opportunities in the region.

Shane holds degrees in Commerce and Economics from University of Queensland and is a Senior Associate of FINSIA.

Kip Harding FCA, M. Tax

Kip Harding is the founding partner of Red Connect. Over the course of his business career Kip has accumulated a wealth of business experience in Australia and overseas - throughout a diverse range of industries.

After qualifying with the Big 4, Kip accepted global CFO roles with a number of high growth organisations including a listed pharmaceutical business and has been instrumental in the formation of their financial structure. His experience includes the establishment, acquisition and sale of businesses throughout Australia and internationally, particularly: Western Europe, Asia, the USA and New Zealand.

Kip holds degrees in Commerce and Economics and a Masters in Taxation. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and FSIA and a member of AICD.

Martin Reukers - Partner

Martin Reukers brings in excess of 20 years' experience in the provision of financial solutions and services to all areas of the market including the SME market, corporate and institutional clients.

His understanding of the market has been gained through representing a number of Bank and non Bank Financial Institutions including IBM Global Finance, Mercedes Benz Finance, Medfin, National Australia Bank, the CBA and the Guild Group of Companies. In all instances he has been responsible for implementing market leading financial solutions.   

Over the past 20 years Martin has amassed considerable experience in the following areas:

  • Equipment finance
  • Funding for Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Structured Financial Solutions involving multiple lenders / funders and equity participants.  

"Red Connects history has enabled us to build a team that is not just about finance.

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