Founder, Executive Chairman & CEO
Mr. Mathieson has served as the Chief Executive Officer and member of our board of directors since 2012 and a member of the board of directors of our subsidiary since 2009. In 2005, Mr. Mathieson founded IEG Holdings Limited in Sydney, Australia which launched the Amazing Loans business in Australia in 2005 and the Mr. Amazing Loans business in the United States via IEGC in 2010. In recognition of IEG Holdings Limited's success, Mr. Mathieson was awarded Ernst & Young's 2007 Australian Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Eastern Region). Mr. Mathieson has over 19 years finance industry experience in lending, funds management, stock market research and investment banking. His career has included positions as Financial Analyst/Institutional Dealer with Daiwa Securities from 1995 to 1995, Head of Research for Hogan & Partners from 1995 to 2000, and Stockbroker and Investment Banking Associate with ING Barings from 2000 to 2001. In addition, from 2002 to 2010, Mr. Mathieson was the Founder and Managing Director of IE Portfolio Warrants, a funds management business that offered high return and leveraged structured Australian equities products. Mr. Mathieson received a Bachelor of Commerce from Bond University, Queensland, Australia in 1994 and a Master's Degree of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, New South Wales, Australia in 2000.