Imelda Newton, General Manager, Fraud and Identity Solutions
About the Author
With over 25 years’ experience in the financial services technology sector, Imelda joined Equifax Australia in 2010 as General Manager, Fraud and Identity Solutions. The end-to-end business line responsibility included product management, partner relations and sales specialists.
Imelda has a deep knowledge of fraud detection and identity verification within the financial services and AML/CTF sectors. Products in the group include application fraud detection, electronic identity verification, knowledge based authentication and device intelligence. Imelda relocated to the USA in April 2017 to head up Equifax’s Global Fraud & Identity product group.
Prior to Equifax Australia, Imelda had a twelve year tenure at SunGard (now FIS). At SunGard Imelda held the role of Managing Director Australia & New Zealand. She worked across a broad portfolio including credit management, receivables, treasury & capital markets and payment solutions.
Imelda spent several years with KPMG as a senior manager in the Information Solutions division, specialising in treasury solutions. Imelda commenced her career in technology as an analyst and programmer, developing treasury and wealth management systems.