Lionel Lopez

Lionel Lopez

Veda, an Equifax Company



MASc (mathematics) Lionel joined Veda in March 2015 and has over 20 years’ experience in financial services in Australia and internationally. As Chief Data Officer Lionel is responsible for all Veda’s direct to consumer products, marketing services division and the sourcing, management and commercialisation of Veda’s data and analytics. Lionel has worked both internationally and domestically at GE UK and Taiwan, Barclays UK, Standard Chartered Singapore and National Australia Bank. He has run leading data and analytics business units and served as Chief Risk Officer for GE in various countries, Barclays and National Australia Bank. Lionel has a depth of capability and experience in data strategy and analytics, risk, and operations as well as a strong marketing and commercial proficiency. Educated in France, Lionel holds a Master of Applied Mathematics, a Computer Science Degree and a Baccalaureate in maths and physics.


Veda is a data analytics company and the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand. From its core credit bureau business established in 1967, Veda has expanded to deliver a suite of credit and other analytical products targeted to consumers and specific industry segments. Veda’s customers use data intelligence provided by Veda to make decisions on credit risk, verify identity and employee background, reduce identity theft and fraud, and undertake digital marketing strategies. In February 2016, Equifax Inc., a global leader in information solutions, closed its acquisition of Veda. Equifax powers the financial future of individuals and organisations around the world, using its strength of unique trusted data, technology and innovative analytics. Together, Veda and Equifax offer their customers world-leading insights and knowledge to help them make informed