CAFBA Certificate number: 15001

David Gandolfo has more than 30 years of Executive experience in Commercial Finance, co-founding and running the highly successful Quantum Business Finance which facilitates over $450 million in commercial loans annually and is considered among the “Best in Practice” in Australia.

He also conceived and co-founded the Commercial & Asset Finance Brokers Association of Australia (CAFBA), which has become the country’s peak commercial finance industry organisation and a key advocate and advisor to government and industry on policy and process for Commercial and Asset Finance.   

He is a long standing Director and past Deputy-Chair of the Council of Small Business Organisations of Australia (COSBOA) and has shaped COSBOA’s policies and submissions on access to finance for Small Business.

In addition to his extensive Governance Board experience, David is also a Certified Advisory Board Chair and holds advisory roles in Australia and New Zealand. 

David has gained an international reputation of being an Industry and Category thought leader, and CAFBA are seen as exponents in ensuring that commercial borrowers receive quality outcomes, and the industry sector maintains the highest levels of professional standards, education, equality and diversity.

He is extremely well connected across both the Political and Business landscapes and has often been asked to contribute to the debates, strategies and outcomes of affairs affecting the Finance sector.  He frequently meets with representatives from Treasury, Prime Minister and Cabinet and other government agencies to discuss business finance needs and other issues, and his views and insights have been sought and published several times by mainstream Australian media, including “The Age”, “The Australian Financial Review” and “The Australian” newspapers.

In the 2023 Australia Day Honours List, David was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in recognition of his “Services to the Financial Sector”.


Phone: +61 3 9006 1150
Mobile: 0412 571 500

Executive Assistant: Jackie Aston
Phone: +61 3 9006 1151
Mobile: 0422 637 919