Our Leadership Team

Bridget

Bridget Loudon
CEO and Co-Founder

Bridget's time at Bain & Co let her see that the world was changing: more people wanted to work flexibly than ever and businesses wanted to leverage technology to access the best talent. The rest was history.

Darren Cook 
COO

Darren has 20+ years experience across the talent & technology industries in Australia, Europe, Asia and the US. Darren is passionate about technology and the role it plays in shaping the future world of work.

Phil James 
Head of Marketplace Sales

Phil is a driven and results-orientated leader, who loves to see the impact that innovation can bring to a business. He brings a personable approach and always leads his teams by example. Phil brings over 15 years' experience in talent management, technology and workplace innovation.

 

Jonathan Hunter 
General Counsel & Company Secretary

With over 17 years as a commercial / corporate lawyer both in-house for major publicly listed companies, top-tier law firms and tech start-ups, Jonathan is an impressive expert in his field.

James Martin 
VP of Product & Engineering

James is a product leader with experience leading cross-functional product teams. He’s passionate about UX, agile development and using data & analytics to drive product insights.

Our Board and Advisors

Sean Hogan

Sean Hogan 
Managing Partner, Treadstone Resource Partners, Board Member & Investor, early stage ventures

Sean is an experienced senior executive with a broad background in investment banking, principal investing, capital markets and treasury. Sean is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Treadstone Resource Partners, a boutique corporate advisory firm, working across Natural Resources, Healthcare and Technology. In addition to Treadstone, he is involved with a number of young companies, assisting with their strategy and corporate development. Sean acts as an investor, board member, advisor and/or mentor. 

Dmitry Alimov 
Founder and Managing Partner Frontier Ventures, Harvard Business School, Internet investor and entrepreneur

Dmitry is an experienced entrepreneur and venture capitalist, having founded Russia's largest online video provider - invi.ru - and working across a range of industries globally. In 2011, Dmitry founded a $50m venture capital fund - Frontier Ventures - and backed Expert360 in our Series A.

 

 

Emily Yue 
Co-Founder of Expert360

Emily is passionate, highly analytical and an expert in her field. She founded the company with Bridge in 2013 and has since moved on from her operational role at Expert360 and is a key advisor on our board of directors.

Daniel Petre 
Partner at Airtree Ventures

Daniel has been involved in technology and investment for more than 30 years, spending time as a VP with Microsoft in Seattle and going on to found two of Australia’s most successful venture capital companies – ecorp and netus.

James Cameron 
Partner at Airtree Ventures

Having spent time in Silicon Valley working for one of the world's most revered VC firms - Accel Partners - as well as time at Morgan Stanley in London, James knows the startup industry extremely well. He specialises in early/growth stage companies.

Patrick Regan 
Group Chief Executive Officer, QBE

Pat has over 30 years' business experience with more than 20 of those in insurance and financial services and has been Group CEO for QBE since 2018.