Lakeba team

We’re 160 people, able to speak the most popular languages and write the most advanced code. From Argentina, Brazil, the US, the UK, Australia, Italy, South Africa, India, Nepal, Singapore; and of course, Australia, where our HQ is. Working across time-zones, cultural differences, and market dynamics. Resolute in seizing the opportunities of this rapidly changing world.

We, the global team

160 Digital Revolutionaries
Giuseppe Porcelli, Chief Executive Officer, Group

Giuseppe’s focus is perpetual. Empowering everyone at Lakeba to achieve the extraordinary. He knows no borders, fuelled by his entrepreneurial legacy of growing businesses internationally – conceiving, creating and commercialising technologies for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Giuseppe Porcelli

Chief Executive Officer, Group
Antonella De Rosa, Chief Accounting Officer

Money makes the world go ‘round. Antonella makes it go further, applying her tenacious discipline of extracting the maximum returns from our turnovers. Enabling greater investment in technologies to support our customers.

Antonella De Rosa

Chief Accounting Officer
Telly Desillas

Telly optimises our capabilities, efficiencies and organisational maturity in accelerating improvements for customers, partners and the communities we operate in. He’s our laser, guiding our tenacity in building commercially successful ventures.

Telly Desillas

Chief Operations Officer
Alberto Basile, Chief Risk Officer

Alberto’s deep understanding of mathematics, technology and business legislation ensures that our operations respect and reflect compliance, governance, and regulation.

Alberto Basile

Chief Risk Officer
Kevin O’Hara, Chief Investment Officer

Kevin opens Lakeba’s doors to the right investors and acquisitions. Responsible for Venture Capital and Private Equity investment, Kevin equips Lakeba for sustained growth.

Kevin O’Hara

Chief Investment Officer
AndrewLurashi, Chief Financial Officer, Ventures

Andrew directs Lakeba’s venture financing, optimising each of our businesses’ fiscal performance to maximise their value. Setting commercials that drive viability now and into the future.

Andrew Lurashi

Chief Financial Officer, Ventures
Jörn Sanda, Chief Marketing Officer & Head of Communications

Jörn packages Lakeba’s technologies into brand narratives. Giving our ventures an identity that engages stakeholders across the world through brand, reputation, lead generation, and product marketing.

Jörn Sanda

Chief Marketing Officer & Head of Communications
Susanna Passioni, Chief of Staff & HR

We improve tomorrow together. Susanna embodies this value, enabling the team to advance, collaborate, educate, and succeed. She empowers the Lakeba family to conceive, create and commercialise in harmony.

Susanna Passioni

Chief of Staff & HR
Alfonso Porcelli, Head of Technologies & Products

Alfonso creates our technology and products sets from Lakeba conception. Ensuring that we continually support our customers’ evolutions into the Fourth Industrial Age.

Alfonso Porcelli

Head of Technologies & Products
Darshan Shah, Chief Product Officer

Darshan combines advanced technical skill with his acute command of business, nurturing our development teams to create frictionless processes from code.

Darshan Shah

Chief Product Officer
Aatral Arasu, Chief Technology Officer

Aatral powers Lakeba’s digital charge. Melding our development prowess with advances in computer science and cloud computing, Aatral conceives and creates Lakeba’s technology platform to succeed.

Aatral Arasu

Chief Technology Officer
Marcelo Schmidt, Head of Partnerships

Marcelo develops and nurtures our partnerships ecosystem. Working with those in our TomorrowTogether program to co-create the digital technologies with the best chance for successful commercialisation.

Marcelo Schmidt

Head of Partnerships