Charissa joined Brookvine in 2017 with over 20 years’ experience in financial services marketing and distribution. Charissa leads all aspects of marketing and public relations at Brookvine and has responsibility for distribution through private wealth channels.
Charissa’s career began with client-facing roles at Macquarie Bank and AMP. Prior to joining Brookvine, Charissa had a career spanning 18 years at American Express. In her most recent position, Charissa was Vice President and Head of Marketing, American Express Global Network Partnerships and was responsible for leading the marketing and distribution efforts of the then fastest growing division at American Express. Managing a team of senior professionals, Charissa worked with the major banks in Australia to develop distribution strategies and marketing programs to accelerate growth of market share.
Prior to that, Charissa held a range of other senior appointments at American Express in Sydney, London and Singapore, including managing the Charge Card portfolio, leading the launch of the Centurion Card in Australia, managing the roll out of digital platforms across JAPA and growing the lending business.
Charissa has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Queensland University of Technology.