willink_crest(Willem) Andrew Willink – born in Winterswijk Holland

With a background in banking, Andrew has more than 30 years experience in the financial services sector having worked in various roles at National Australia Bank, Barclays and Toronto Dominion. His career as an entrepreneur began in the early 1990s when he established Canstar (formerly known as Cannex) in Australia and New Zealand and he continues to combine his vast experience in banking to innovate in the sector.


Andrew Willink’s Experience

executive Chairman RegularInterest  January 2013 – present

Non-executive Director RateCity
Financial Services industry
December 2006 – June 2011  and January 2013 – present

RateCity.com.au is the website where Australians can easily find, compare and apply for over 13,000 financial products from over 250 institutions. It spells the end of travelling from website to website and the beginning of discovering the very best value product for you. Our job is to take the hassle out of finding the right financial product – saving our users both money and time.

RateCity.com.au is a private company, powered by Canstar (AFSL 312804), in partnership with Ninemsn.

Founder and major shareholder Canstar
Consumer Services industry
1992 – Present

Director Toronto Dominion Australia
Banking industry
April 1984 – January 1992 (7 years 10 months)
Foreign Exchange, Capital Markets and Private Placements

Senior Manager Barclays Bank
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BARC; Banking industry
April 1981 – April 1984 (3 years 1 month)

Foreign Exchange – Sydney, Hongkong and London
Associate Director  Bankers Trust Australia
March 1980 – April 1981 (1 year 2 months)

Foreign Exchange FX Dealer NAB
1974 – 1980 (6 years)
London, Sydney and Melbourne HQ

Family History dating back to 13th Century

Fixed Income Specialist