About us

Chelmer is a specialist financial software service company. Our platforms manage billions of dollars of investor assets  transacting hundreds of millions of dollars every day. We:

  • provide ongoing, complementary, software services to Asia Pacific financial services firms
  • enhance and leverage incumbent technology to create efficiency and longevity
  • have an extensive knowledge, skills and experience
  • also have a proven track-record of successful implementations and ongoing client support
  • provide surety to our clients, in regard to technology, service and risk minimization
  • have local partnerships for optimal service delivery

Chelmer was established in 1988 to support front end trading systems used by the New Zealand banking and financial markets industry. It subsequently diversified, and has specialized in software development from 1996, investing heavily in R&D. Chelmer’s team are recognised as specialists in financial services technology solutions with a comprehensive development team based in Auckland, New Zealand and offices in the Philippines.


Why Chelmer? 
  • Specialists in financial software services
  • Pioneering technology since 1988
  • Market leader in New Zealand
  • Over $24Bn USD of retail investments managed on Chelmer custody and trust platforms
  • Long-term relationship focus
  • Strategically-lead, creating customized IT strategies in partnership with our clients
  • Utilize best-of-breed technology effectively and efficiently
  • Provide surety to our clients, in regard to applications, service, leverage of incumbent software, longevity, and risk minimization
  • Trusted by leading financial services firms


Independent Director, John Cobb
John Cobb
Independent Director

John has significant experience in the financial services sector, specialising in investment and wealth management advisory and equity sales. His previous roles include CEO for JBWere NZ and co-CEO for Goldman Sachs JBWere. He was also a Director of Yachting New Zealand for five years and is currently a Director of Heco.

Director, Andy Robertson
Andy Robertson

As a Board Director for over 24 years, and previously CEO for 18 years, Andy has played a vital role in establishing Chelmer's vision and long-term strategic direction, and taking our industry-leading innovation to market.

Director, Alin Ungureanu
Alin Ungureanu

Alin has served on our Board since 2016 and brings a wealth of governance experience through previous roles as Chief Information Officer at Oceania Healthcare and Icebreaker, and Director of KPMG New Zealand. He also serves on the ISACA Auckland Chapter's Board.


Chief Executive Officer, Alin Ungureanu
Alin Ungureanu
Chief Executive Officer

An extensive track-record as both a technical IS and IT professional and director, specialising in governance, strategy, systems design, security and risk management.

Chief Innovation Officer, Andy Robertson
Andy Robertson
Chief Innovation Officer

With over 30 years’ experience in financial markets and financial services, Andy brings considerable industry knowledge and technical expertise to Chelmer.

Professional Services Manager, Darron White
Darron White
Professional Services Manager

Three decades in financial services in New Zealand and the UK, including global custody and IT delivery/project management.

Service Delivery Manager, Reena Parbhu
Reena Parbhu
Service Delivery Manager

Proficient in operations, business analysis, project management and service delivery in financial services and technology.

Partnerships Manager, Richard Reid
Richard Reid
Partnerships Manager

Proven experience managing strategic business partnerships globally, specializing in financial services and high tech.

Consulting Partner, Philippines, Shaun Paterson
Shaun Paterson
Consulting Partner, Philippines

Over 30 years experience with financial services software in Europe, Africa and Asia.



Chelmer partnered with Krisfinsoft based on their proven experience in providing solutions for Asian institutions and their history of successful relationships and delivery. Having a local team, in addition to regular time spent in Asia by Management, ensure that all Chelmer Asia projects are delivered on-time and on-budget.

Sterling Bank of Asia MetroBank Security Bank ChinaBank Veterans Bank Bank of the Philippine Islands UNIONBANK UCPB


We are always looking to meet exceptional people who wish to work in the financial wealth services technology industry at an international level. We are currently seeking a number of positions for our professional services team in business analysis and development. Please email with your details and we’ll be in touch.