Michael Starkey


Co-Founder and COO

Before resigning to found Athena, Michael spent 8 years at NAB. Most recently Michael held the position General Manager Deposits and Payments where he was accountable for design, pricing, delivery for NABs deposits, transaction accounts and payments offerings for the full spectrum of customer segments. During his stint in Product, Michael acted as Executive General Manager, Deposits and Transaction Services, for a twelve month period in which he was also accountable for acquiring platforms, equity trading, margin lending, and specialised sales support. He was a board member of New Payments Platform Australia, the Australian Payments Council and ASX listed Homelands Ltd.