Group Executive Profiles
Group Chief Risk Officer
David Cohen commenced as the Group Chief Risk Officer in July 2016. In this role, he provides leadership in ensuring effective risk management and risk governance across the Group and also helps govern the Group through membership of the Group's Executive Committee.
David joined the Group in 2008 as Group General Counsel where he was responsible for advising the CEO and the Board on legal matters, leading the Group's legal team and he was also responsible for the Group's external and internal affairs, communications, sustainability and corporate governance.
Prior to joining the Group, David had been General Counsel of AMP since 2003. David has extensive knowledge of the financial services industry and wide-ranging legal experience. Before joining AMP he had been a partner with Allens Arthur Robinson for 12 years.
David is a member of the Law Council of Australia, the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association and the Banking and Financial Services Association. David holds the degrees of BA LLB (Sydney). He is married with four children and enjoys surfing, skiing, tennis and the theatre.