Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA)
Matt Comyn has been the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) since 9 April 2018.
Matt has 20 years’ experience in banking across business, institutional, retail and wealth management and has held a number of senior leadership roles since joining CBA in 1999.
As CEO, Matt is focused on building a simpler bank fully aligned to meeting the needs of customers in core markets, underpinned by stronger risk management and a continuing commitment to innovation and customer service.
From 2012 until his appointment as Chief Executive Officer, Matt was Group Executive Retail Banking Services. This is CBA’s largest operating division, which accounts for more than half of the Bank’s profit and also leads the development of digital products and services for the Bank. Between 2006 and 2010, Matt was Managing Director of CBA’s biggest digital business, CommSec, overseeing a significant modernisation of its technology platform and growing market share and profitability.
Matt holds an Executive MBA from Sydney University, a Master’s degree in Commerce majoring in finance and a Bachelor’s degree in Aviation, both from the University of New South Wales. He has completed the General Management Program at Harvard Business School and is also a director of Unicef Australia.
He is married with three children and lives in Sydney.