Mario Rehayem

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed 2 May 2018

Mario joined Pepper Money in 2011 and has held various roles including Managing Director, Australian Mortgages and Personal Loans,  and Director of Sales and Distribution, Australian Mortgages and Personal Loans. Mario was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Pepper Money in 2017 and is responsible for the strategy and oversight of Pepper Money’s businesses across Australia and New Zealand.

With over 20 years of extensive experience across banking and finance, Mario has held senior positions in ADI’s as well as the non-bank sector. Mario’s previous roles include State Manager, Mortgage Broker Distribution - Western Australia and South Australia for Westpac.  Mario is a known champion of mortgage broker education and growing the specialist lending category.

In 2019, 2021, 2022 and 2023 Mario has been recognised in the MPA Mortgage Global 100 List featuring leaders who are making a difference in today’s mortgage industry. In 2022 Mario joined the board of the Australian Finance Industry Association (“AFIA”), and in March 2024 took on the position of Chair.

Get in touch with a Lending Specialist

Tell us about your situation. The more we learn, the better we can help.