Directors and Management Team
Paul MathiesonPresident, Executive Chairman, Founder and UBO
Paul Mathieson is the President. Executive Chairman and Founder of IEC. Mr. Mathieson founded the Mr. Amazing Loans business in the United States in 2008.
Mr. Mathieson has over 27 years’ finance industry experience in lending, funds management, stock market research and investment banking. His career has included positions from 1995 to 2001 as Financial Analyst/Institutional Dealer with Daiwa Securities, Head of Research for Hogan & Partners Stockbrokers, and Investment Banking Associate with ING Barings.
In addition, from 2002 to 2010, Mr. Mathieson was the Founder and Managing Director of IE Portfolio Warrants, a funds management business that offered high return and leveraged structured equities products.
From 2005 to 2011 Mr. Mathieson was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Amazing Loans, a brick-and-mortar consumer finance company based in Australia. Mr. Mathieson received a Bachelor of Commerce from Bond University and a Masters of Applied Finance from Macquarie University.
Mr. Mathieson was awarded Ernst & Young’s 2007 Australian Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Eastern Region) for the success of both the Amazing Loans business and IE Portfolio Warrants funds management business.
Sam PrasadManaging Director, CEO and CFO
Sam Prasad is the Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Investment Evolution Credit S.A. He commenced working for 100% owned subsidiary Investment Evolution Corporation dba Mr. Amazing Loans in September 2011 as VP Corporate Finance and was COO of all Group entities from January 2018 until becoming CEO in January 2020.
Mr. Prasad has over 15 years finance industry experience in auditing, corporate finance, startups and consulting. His career has included positions as Auditor for Ernst & Young, Corporate Finance Analyst for KPMG and BDO, and independent management consultant for startups and fintech companies. Mr. Prasad holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Bond University and Master of Finance from the University of New South Wales, and a Postgraduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting from the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
ANDREW CASSARDirector and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Cassar was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Investment Evolution group in January 2020. He commenced working as Financial Controller with the Investment Evolution group in February 2019.
Mr. Cassar previously worked as a tax senior with Ernst & Young for 6 years, handling Corporate and Personal Tax Compliance and providing Tax advisory for various industries. During this tenure at Ernst & Young he was also engaged with accounts and payroll of international clients. Prior to joining the Investment Evolution group, Mr. Cassar was Group Accountant of Elbros Group for 4 years. As Group Accountant he was responsible for directing all aspects of the finance and accounting functions of the group, dealing with IFRS updates and working with external auditors for statutory year-end audits.
Mr. Cassar holds Honours in Banking and Finance, is a fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, which is the global body for professional accountants and holds a warrant of Certified Public Accountant.
GLENDYS AGUILERADirector and Lending Manager
Glendys Aguilera is the Lending Manager of Investment Evolution Corporation and has worked with the group since 2011.
As Lending and Compliance Manager of Mr. Amazing Loans, Mrs. Aguilera has enabled IEC to provide over $17m USD cumulative loan volume in the United States and provides ongoing compliance management for IEC’s 6 US state consumer lending licenses.
Prior to joining Mr. Amazing Loans, Mrs. Aguilera spent 4 years working for Wells Fargo in Las Vegas as a Personal Banker and Business Banker. Mrs. Aguilera is also Director and Company Secretary of IEC's US subsidiary Investment Evolution Corporation dba Mr. Amazing Loans.
Lending and Compliance – Europe
ERNIELYN CADIANGLending and Compliance Officer
Mrs. Cadiang is a Lending and Compliance Officer of IEC Credit and has worked with the Investment Evolution group since 2019.
In Philippines, she worked for 10 years in Lending Corporation, as Loan processor by assisting walk in clients and phone inquiries, in the collections department to prepare billing, collection reports and refund scheduling, and also as a Marketing Department Assistant. Within her various roles in the company, she undertook checks and verifications before processing of loans and due diligence when onboarding clients and also KYC procedures. Ernielyn has also attended Banking and Finance courses at university in Manila, Philippines.
Lending andCompliance – United States
ELSI SANCHEZLending and Compliance Officer
Mrs. Sanchez is a Lending and Compliance Officer of Mr. Amazing Loans and has worked with the Investment Evolution group since 2014.
Mrs. Sanchez has worked closely with the management assisting and providing ongoing compliance and services for IEC’s 7 US state consumer lending licenses. Mrs. Sanchez has attended the College of Southern Nevada and studied in the Paralegal program.