About Us

We've made bills easy to share so customers are empowered and businesses increase payments.

Us and our mission

HelpPay is a 100% Australian-owned payments company in Melbourne, Australia.

We're on a mission to help people and companies alike avoid something they both hate: late bills.  

We empower customers and the family and friends around them. Our platform makes bills easy to share and easy to help pay - reducing stress and increasing payments.

We're also one of a kind - no one else has a dual approach of debt-prevention and empowerment so that:

  • customer debt reduces

  • family and friends feel good helping

  • payments to companies increase

  • everyone's experience improves 

We are not here to make being behind on bills a slightly better experience - our mission is to ensure people have more ways to not fall behind in the first place.

Founders and HelpPay Board

Andrew Ellett


24+ years in digital and a founder of a digital agency servicing major corporates around the world.

Andrew is a board member of Microsoft scale-up business, EngageRM, and holds board advisory roles in medtech and a recruitment company.

Andrew holds Bachelor degrees in Arts (Indonesian) and Commerce (eCommerce).

Rowan Wilde


Leveraging 20+ years leading in digital including for some of Australia's best-known brands in energy, insurance, health and wealth management.

Rowan has woven leadership, innovation and volunteering to create an ethos of creating better outcomes for people.

Rowan is the Social Impact Advisory Board secretary. Rowan holds a Bachelor degree in Marketing and International Trade.

Adam Barty


Adam brings his 22+ years in management roles with some of Australia's best-known digital agencies.

Adam has significant experience and knowledge in technical digital environments, client advisory, and is currently the Managing Director of Revium as all as a founder of HelpPay.

Adam was the deputy Chair of Hockey Victoria for 5 years, and holds a Bachelor degree in Political Science and Government.

Tony Hood


Leveraging his 30+ years of experience as a chartered accountant (M&A advisory) with William Buck.

Tony holds multiple chairs and board roles, which include SaaS, NFP, and NSO enterprises.

Tony was formally on the Gymnastics Australia general board and Chair of Gymnastics Australia's Finance and Risk Committee.

Sarah Tinsley


Sarah brings to HelpPay’s board 18 years of experience acting as legal counsel for major Australian brands including Fairfax, Australian Radio Network and currently she is serving as general counsel and company secretary for CultureAmp.

Sarah has a Bachelor degree in Law (honours) and has a GAICD with the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Social Impact Advisory Board

John Bertrand


John does not put his name to something lightly. He is a huge supporter of HelpPay and actively Chairs our Social Impact Advisory Board. His influence, business connections and passion for HelpPay is ensuring we are becoming a global success.

John holds an honorary Doctorate from Victoria University and is Vice Chancellor Professional Fellow Monash University.

Lauren Morcom

Board Member

Lauren is a corporate finance professional within the Deals, Tax & Legal team at KPMG with experience across many sectors including science, technology, manufacturing and retail.

Lauren has a passion for social impact and brings deep industry connections to advocate for the HelpPay brand

Sandy Archer

Board Member

Sandy brings a human-focused approach to everything she does.

Sandy’s 16 years in nursing and disability support services and firsthand experience helping vulnerable Australians navigate life, Medicare, health, insurance, living costs and the NDIS will be of great assistance to HelpPay to create meaningful and lasting change.

We Believe

We believe that short-term money challenges don’t define a person.

We believe when helping is easier more of it happens.

We know that when people ask for help family and friends step up to help.

We believe we can play a positive role to reduce debt in households and our community.

We believe we can play a positive role reducing stress and anxiety in households.

We believe that prevention is better than cure.

Prevention is best

It is great to have a fantastic hospital system, it is better to never have to go to one.

It is the same for customer debt and overdue bills. Processes that treat people well when they're in debt is a good thing, but it is so much better to prevent it happening.

That's where we come in.

Let's chat

Excited about what we are doing, want to get involved or have an idea for HelpPay? We would love to hear from you.

HelpPay proudly acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work and live, and pay respect to their Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge their songlines, cultural lore and continuing connection to the land and water. We recognise and value the rich cultural heritage and ongoing contributions of Aboriginal people and communities to our society in Victoria.