Carolyn Breeze

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Carolyn Breeze

General Manager of ANZ, GoCardless
Carolyn is an experienced leader with more than 15 years in the technology sector, including extensive international experience within the fintech, e-commerce, and telecommunications sectors.

For more than 20 years, she has been actively supporting brands to amplify their presence in relevant markets, elevate their customer experience, and form long-term partnerships. Carolyn’s work within GoCardless, Braintree a PayPal Service, eBay, Vodafone, and Telstra has seen her sharpen her sales, marketing, and leadership expertise, as well as her knowledge in conversion, payments, and digital transformation.

Carolyn’s effervescent personality has naturally enabled her to become a sought-after keynote speaker locally and internationally. She is passionate about creating opportunities for local businesses in the region, within areas such as the future of payments and automation. She’s an advocate for workplace diversity and is focused on creating an inclusive working environment. Her primary goal is to empower organisations to drive inclusion and equality through technology and choice.

Her astute leadership and professionalism have resulted in Carolyn being awarded one of CEO Magazine’s IT and Telecommunications Executives of the Year in 2018, and recognised as one of Business Insider’s top 20 Women in Fintech.

Outside of work, Carolyn’s a mum to two, her family lives beachside in Sydney. Carolyn enjoys indulging in gourmet adventures with her partner, travel and heading out to see live music.