Corporate governance

Our board

Catherine Livingstone AO

Chairman

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Matt Comyn

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

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Shirish Apte

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Genevieve Bell AO

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Julie Galbo

Julie Galbo

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Peter Harmer

Peter Harmer

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Paul O'Malley

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Simon Moutter

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Mary Padbury

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Anne Templeman-Jones

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Rob Whitfield AM

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Company Secretaries

Vicki Clarkson

Vicki Clarkson

Company Secretary

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Carmel Mulhern

Company Secretary

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Meet our executive leadership team

Matt Comyn

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

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David Cohen

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

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Pascal Boillat

Group Executive, Enterprise Services, and Chief Information Officer

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Alan Docherty

Chief Financial Officer

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Andrew Hinchliff

Group Executive, Institutional Banking and Markets

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Sian Lewis

Group Executive, Human Resources

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Monique Macleod

Group Executive Marketing and Corporate Affairs

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Carmel Mulhern

Group General Counsel and Group Executive, Legal & Group Governance

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Vittoria Shortt

ASB Chief Executive

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Angus Sullivan

Group Executive, Retail Banking Services

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Sinead Taylor

Chief Operations Officer

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Michael Vacy-Lyle

Michael Vacy-Lyle

Group Executive, Business Banking

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Scott Wharton

Scott Wharton

Group Executive, Program Delivery

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Nigel Williams

Group Chief Risk Officer

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History

Commonwealth Bank was founded under the Commonwealth Bank Act in 1911 and commenced operations in 1912, empowered to conduct both savings and general banking business.

Today, we’ve grown to a business that serves 15.9 million customers, employs 48,900 people and has more than 800,000 shareholders.

We offer a full range of financial services to help secure and enhance the financial wellbeing of Australia’s people, businesses and communities.

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At the Gunyah

International locations

  • Asia

    With branches across Asia, the Bank provides financial services to both Australian clients with interests in Asia, and clients in the region who have business interests in Australia.

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  • European Union

    The Bank has a long history in Europe building partnerships to provide specialist investment, advisory and financial services to clients. 

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  • New Zealand

    CommBank New Zealand has its own local banking licence and operates in the corporate and institutional market as a full branch.

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  • North America

    Located in New York, the Bank provides a comprehensive range of financial services to Australian and New Zealand clients and North American companies with business connections in Australasia.

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  • United Kingdom

    With a presence in Europe since 1913, the Commonwealth Bank has more than 180 staff across the region.

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Japan
London