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Group Executive Profiles

David Craig

David Craig

David Craig commenced as Chief Financial Officer of the Commonwealth Bank in September 2006.

He is responsible for the financial management frameworks of the Commonwealth Bank incorporating the areas of finance, audit, group treasury, security, property, procurement and investor relations.

David has over 35 years of experience in financial management, strategy, mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining the Commonwealth Bank, David was the Chief Financial Officer for Australand and was a Director of Australian Gas Light Company (AGL).

Prior to this, David was Global Transition Finance Leader for IBM Business Consulting Service following the acquisition of PwC Consulting, where he held the title of Global Chief Financial Officer, based in Philadelphia, US.

David’s other posts have included Chief Operations Officer for PricewaterhouseCoopers Australasia and Senior Audit Partner for 15 years, specialising in banking, finance and management.

David is currently a Director of the Lendlease Group and the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute. He is also the President and Director of the Financial Executives Institute of Australia.

David’s professional qualifications include a Bachelor of Economics and a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

David is married with two children.