Scott Wharton is Commonwealth Bank’s Group Executive Program Delivery. He commenced this role on 23 August 2019, and is responsible for managing the interdependencies and driving the implementation of major Group-wide programs to manage risk and simplify the business.
Scott has nearly 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry globally, having worked in Australia, the USA and Hong Kong with broad knowledge of technology, operations, risk and finance.
Scott joined CBA in 2016 from Citigroup in New York where he was Managing Director and Global Head of Enterprise Supply Chain, and before that Citigroup’s Hong Kong-based Regional Head of Productivity & Corporate Services. Prior to Citigroup, he worked in financial services in Hong Kong and Sydney.
Scott is currently the Chair of the University of Technology Sydney’s Business School’s Advisory Board, a board member of Supply Nation (the Australian supplier diversity council) and was previously an Advisory Board member of Columbia Business School’s W. Edwards Deming Center for Quality, Productivity and Competitiveness. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Sydney, a Bachelor of Laws from UTS, an Executive MBA from INSEAD and an Executive MBA from Tsinghua University in Beijing.