Scott Wharton is Commonwealth Bank’s Group Executive Program Delivery. He commenced this role on 23 August 2019, and is responsible for driving the implementation of major Group-wide programs. These include the bank's Prudential Inquiry Remedial Action Plan and other programs helping CBA to become a simpler, better bank.
Scott has 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 Adjunct Professor (Industry) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and also currently the Chair of the UTS 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 is an Ambassador of the Australian Indigenous Foundation (AIEF) and 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.