Our Team

Sam Carrello


m. 0402 710 260     e. sam@napoleonfinance.com.au

Sam has been in finance for almost a decade. Whilst studying commerce at UWA he was working at Westpac in their commercial team. After completing his degree in 2012 he made the move to mortgage broking taking a job with WA’s biggest builder. Here he began his broking career before taking a year off to travel and work overseas.

Upon his return Sam worked at another mortgage broking firm for 18 months receiving the young professional award from the MFAA as well as helping to guide the brokerage to best new brokerage before deciding to go out on his own and set up Napoleon Finance. In Napoleon Finance’s first year in business Sam has won the following awards and was named the number 1 broker in WA for the financial year.

Sam’s individual awards:

Broker of the year for 2018 (Connective)
MPA (Mortgage professionals Australia) top 100 brokers in Australia 2018
MPA (Mortgage professionals Australia) number 1 ranked broker in WA 2018
Better Business awards Broker of the year Finalist 2018
MFAA Young Professional Finalist 2017

Napoleon Finance was a finalist for the following

Best customer service (Connective)
Best brokerage under 5 brokers (Connective)
Best Brokerage under 5 brokers (Better Business awards)

Understanding it’s a team game

Sam has bought on an experienced office and really focuses on providing the best possible service to his clients. Sam specialises in residential lending but is also experienced in commercial, SMSF, development and asset finance.
In his spare time Sam plays soccer in the WA state league for UWA Nedlands whom he has a close relationship with, and enjoys spending time travelling with his wife Emily.

Edward Welch


m. 0410 171 925     e. edward@napoleonfinance.com.au

Ed has recently returned to the financial services industry and is excited to have joined Napoleon Finance after a brief sporting & study [Masters of Business Administration] sabbatical in the UK & USA. He brings almost ten years of experience after entering the mortgage industry in 2009 and has previously worked with a multi-facet wealth management business.

Ed is degree qualified [UK] with further industry specific qualifications including; Diploma of Finance & Mortgage Broking and a Certificate IV in Financial Services. He has previously specialised in residential mortgage and Self-Managed Superannuation [SMSF] lending, but also has extensive experience in both commercial and development finance.

Ed enjoys most sports, an active lifestyle and spending time with family and friends in Australia, the UK and between. Away from work,  Ed is most likely found either at the beach or at the Westside Wolves Hockey Club. He has enjoyed a strong relationship with the club representing the men’s 1st XI in the WA Premier League for many years and coaching the women’s Premier League team to two premierships.


Ed welcomes the opportunity to continue and extend the fantastic Napoleon Finance client experience, developing a long term relationship with each and every client to educate and deliver in their very best interests, with best possible client outcomes and service.

Roisin Brown


m. 0401 846 987    e. roisin@napoleonfinance.com.au

Roisin has had many years of working in the finance industry and 6 years’ experience in a Broker Support role. This experience has given Roisin an excellent knowledge and understanding of the mortgage process. She will always do her best to ensure absolute accuracy and attention to detail. She liaises with our clients, financial institutions and settlement agents to warrant all conditions and deadlines are met.

Roisin is very committed to working in our clients’ best interest at all times and making the process as stress free as possible, as buying a new home can be exciting and daunting at the same time.

In her spare time Roisin likes to keep fit with running and the gym, she also enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Melissa Elkington


m. 0404 544 217     e. brokersupport@napoleonfinance.com.au

Melissa has had over 10 years’ experience working with finance brokers and management.  With various roles she has developed a good understanding of what is required to offer for the best customer outcome each time and really enjoys the relationship building side of her role and helping people achieve their home ownership goals.

When she is not at work she looks after a busy household with 2 children and her partner Steve whilst if she manages to have any spare time she enjoys catching up with her friends and is an avid Richmond Tigers supporter !