Shift appoints Stephanie Olliver as the company’s inaugural General Counsel

Stephanie Olliver, General Counsel at Shift
Stephanie Olliver, General Counsel at Shift

Shift, a provider of credit and payment platforms for Australian businesses, has appointed Stephanie Olliver to the newly-created role of General Counsel. With responsibility for all strategic and daily legal matters, Stephanie’s role will be critical as Shift continues to scale. 

What does Stephanie bring to Shift in the role?

Stephanie has previously held senior legal and company secretary roles at Nano Digital Home Loans and PayPal, where she oversaw the legal team in Australia in relation to a range of products, in addition to collaborating with the leadership team and the Board across matters including credit, payments, banking, privacy and technology. During her career which spans two decades, Stephanie has also held legal roles at Macquarie Group and Morgan Stanley. 

Commenting on her appointment, Stephanie said, “As a passionate tech, payments and credit lawyer, I am excited to be part of a tech company that is growing rapidly and providing its business customers with straightforward, digital products that help support their growth.”

What does this mean for Shift?

Jamie Osborn, Chief Executive Officer of Shift
Jamie Osborn, Chief Executive Officer at Shift

Jamie Osborn, CEO of Shift, commented that Stephanie’s experience in legal, governance, and risk management across financial services comes at an ideal time for the company. 

“Stephanie’s experience navigating legal and regulatory matters in digitally led organisations is a great match for our business. Stephanie is a wonderful addition to the Shift team and will play an important role in helping us scale over the next phase of our growth,”  Osborn said.