Corporate responsibility

Opportunity initiatives

Overview

Driving positive change through a focus on education and innovation.

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Building capability

Opportunity from education

Building the capability of customers, businesses, and communities through our education, financial and digital literacy programs.

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Innovation

Opportunity from community

We have a responsibility to invest in improving the wellbeing of the communities where we live and work.

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Empowering people and communities

Opportunity from good business practice

Empowering our people and the communities in which we work and making sustainable, transparent and balanced business decisions.

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Corporate governance

Corporate governance statement

We have a clearly defined corporate governance framework.

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Risk management framework

We have a clearly defined risk management framework and governance processes available in the latest Annual Report.

Codes of conduct

We are committed to acting with integrity in all of our activities.

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Speak up

Our program to support and protect our employees and suppliers to report any concerns about unethical behaviour and corruption.

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Management team

Matt Comyn

Matt Comyn

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer 

Matt Comyn’s appointment as Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Bank took effect from 9 April 2018. 

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Adam Bennett

Adam Bennett

Group Executive, Business and Private Banking

Adam was appointed Group Executive in January 2015.

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David Cohen

David Cohen

Group Chief Risk Officer

David Cohen commenced as the Group Chief Risk Officer in July 2016. 

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Coen Jonker

Coenraad (Coen) Jonker

Group Executive, International Financial Services

Coen Jonker is the Group Executive, International Financial Services (IFS), responsible for the Group’s offshore retail banking, digital banking and life insurance businesses outside Australia and New Zealand.

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Melanie Laing

Melanie Laing

Group Executive Human Resources

Melanie Laing joined Commonwealth Bank in February 2012 to lead the Group’s Human Resources function.

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Anna Lenahan

Anna Lenahan

Group General Counsel and Group Executive, Group Corporate Affairs

Anna joined the Group in November 2016.

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Vittoria Shortt

Vittoria Shortt

ASB Chief Executive 

Vittoria Shortt is the Chief Executive of ASB Bank Ltd. Her appointment to Chief Executive in February 2018 follows a substantial career with the Group.

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International branches

Asia

Asia

With branches across Asia, CommBank provides financial services to both Australian clients with interests in Asia, and clients in the region who have business interests in Australia.

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Europe

Europe

CommBank has a long history in Europe building partnerships to provide specialist investment, advisory and financial services to clients. We also provide migrant banking services to people moving to Australia.

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New Zealand

New Zealand

CommBank New Zealand has its own local banking licence and operates in the corporate and institutional market as a full branch.

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North America

North America

Located in New York, CommBank provides a comprehensive range of financial services to Australian and New Zealand clients and North American companies with business connections in Australasia.

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