Katherine McConnell – AEF | Australian Energy Foundation

Katherine McConnell

Non-Executive Director

Katherine McConnell is the Founder, CEO and Chair of Brighte, an Australian fintech on a mission to make every home sustainable. Brighte offers consumers a fast, easy and streamlined way to pay for solar energy and home improvements. Since it launched in 2015, the company has processed over $1 billion of loan applications from more than 100,000 Australian homeowners. In 2018 and again in 2021 Katherine was named Australia’s Outstanding FinTech Leader of the Year, and last year Brighte became the sixth-fastest growing technology company in Australia.