Bank Australia Chair Judith Downes welcomed Anthony to the Board. “We are pleased to appoint Anthony after an extensive search. His strong alignment with the values of our bank, his understanding of our customers, and his senior banking experience, makes him a natural fit for our Board. Anthony’s deep knowledge and experience in banking will play an important role in helping guide our bank through a period of transformation and continued growth.”
“On behalf of all of our customers I’m pleased to welcome Anthony to the Bank Australia board”.
On joining the Bank Australia board Anthony said that he was impressed by Bank Australia’s purpose-led growth, strong financial performance and commitment to creating positive impact.
“I’m excited to be joining the board of a mutual bank with the aspiration to be Australia’s most trusted bank, and one that is committed to working with its customers to create a future where people and the planet thrive.”
“Bank Australia’s rapid customer and asset growth in recent years has been impressive to watch, and I hope to contribute to the continued success of what has become a stand out purpose led brand in the Australian banking sector.”
“I look forward to working with the board and meeting with customers over the coming months.”
Anthony has had senior executive banking experience in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. His extensive experience across the financial services sector includes retail, business and corporate banking, asset finance, and wealth management.
Anthony is currently the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Australian Business Growth Fund, a public private partnership between the Australian Government and a number of Australian banks. He has previously held senior executive roles at NAB, Bank of New Zealand and ANZ. Anthony is also a non-executive director of Good Shepherd where he is also Chair of the Finance, Audit &Risk Committee.