Meet the people behind the stories

Adam Bennett

Group Executive, Business and Private Banking

Adam is responsible for providing a comprehensive range of products and services to support our small and medium business clients.

3 Articles posted on
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Andrew McLennan

Executive Director, Retail Food and Beverage Research

Andrew is Executive Director, Retail Food and Beverage Research.

1 Article posted on
Business

Ben Heyes

Chief Information Security and Trust Officer

Ben is passionate about the impacts of technology, and in his role is responsible for ensuring customers can have the best possible banking experiences with the comfort that their information is secure and privacy protected.

6 Articles posted on
Technology

Bronwyn McNulty

Bronwyn has been a journalist for more than 20 years. She trained on Sydney's Daily Telegraph and has written and sub-edited for The Sunday Telegraph, The Sun-Herald and The Sydney Morning Herald. 

40 Articles posted on
Property

Bruce Begbie

Executive Director, TMET and Retail

Bruce Begbie Is an Executive Director for Client Coverage in the Institutional Bank & Markets with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. His sector focus is on the Telecommunications, Media, Entertainment, Technology and Retail industries. An important aspect of his role is to ensure our customers have access to the latest insights and advice drawn from across the Bank.

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Catriona Montalvo

Catriona has worked in media for more than 10 years: coordinating, researching, writing and producing television for both Foxtel and the Nine Network.

18 Articles posted on
Property

Chris Whittle

Managing Director Telecommunications, Media, Entertainment, and Technology (TMET) and Retail

Chris is responsible for Commonwealth Bank’s telecommunications, media, entertainment, technology and retail customers.

3 Articles posted on
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Christopher Scougall

Managing Director, Transport

Chris is the Managing Director, Transport. He joined Commonwealth Bank in 2010 and has over 25 years of institutional and investment banking experience.

8 Articles posted on
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Colin Robertshaw

National Head of Property Finance

Colin has over 20 years of experience in commercial property finance, possessing strong skills in complex investment and development financing.

2 Articles posted on
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Dan Huggins

Executive General Manager, Home Loans

Dan Huggins is our General Manager for Home Loans. Dan has worked at CommBank for over 5 years in both Australia and New Zealand.

1 Article posted on
Property

Diana Mousina

Associate Director Economics

Diana joined the Commonwealth Bank in 2011 and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) from the University of New South Wales.  

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Money Management

Geoff Wearne

Executive General Manager, Regional & Agribusiness Banking

Geoff joined the Commonwealth Bank in 1988 and has had broad experience across Retail, Business and Institutional Banking.

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Community

Graeme Ross

Managing Director and Global Head of Real Estate, Institutional Banking and Markets.

Located in Sydney, Graeme is the Managing Director and Global Head of Real Estate, Institutional Banking and Markets, and joined Commonwealth Bank in 2013. He has over 20 years of experience in real estate and investment banking, and has broad experience advising and arranging transactions for institutional real estate clients.

2 Articles posted on
Business

Grant Cairns

General Manager, Client Acquisition and Specialist Solutions

Grant leads the Industry and Banking Specialists team, providing working capital and specialised lending solutions to corporate customers.

6 Articles posted on
Business

Grant Willis

IB&M Managing Director Natural Resources

Grant Willis joined CBA in 2013 as Global Head of Natural Resources. Prior to CBA, Grant held management positions at Goldman Sachs and Barclays Capital.

1 Article posted on
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Greg Caust

General Manager, Corporate Financial Services WA

As General Manager of Commonwealth Bank’s Corporate Financial Services team in Western Australia, Greg manages relationships with business clients. Greg has been in the finance industry for the past 24 years with Commonwealth Bank.

2 Articles posted on
Business

Hugh Roberts

General Manager, Digital Channels Retail

Hugh is General Manager Digital Channels Retail and is responsible for ensuring customers have the best possible online banking experience.

1 Article posted on
Technology

Ian Narev

CEO Commonwealth Bank

Ian became Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Commonwealth Bank in December 2011.

1 Article posted on
Community

James Wall

Managing Director Financial Institutions Group Institutional Banking & Markets

With 20 years experience, James is responsible for the strategy, relationship management and origination activity across the Commonwealth Bank products.

4 Articles posted on
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James White

Senior Analyst, Economic and Market Research

James is Senior Analyst in Investment Markets Research at Colonial First State, Global Asset Management.

10 Articles posted on
Money Management
Community
Property

Jerry Macey

Executive Manager, Industry Insights

Jerry is responsible for delivering deep industry specific insights to our bankers, business clients and prospects to help them achieve their potential.

2 Articles posted on
Business

Jessica Dwyer

Director Telecommunications, Media, Entertainment and Technology (TMET) and Retail


2 Articles posted on
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Julie Nance

Contributor

Julie has more than 20 years experience in writing, editing, publishing and media relations. 

5 Articles posted on
Property

Kelly Bayer-Rosmarin

Group Executive Institutional Banking and Markets

Kelly Bayer Rosmarin is the Group Executive of Institutional Banking and Markets, Commonwealth Bank.

3 Articles posted on
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Technology

Kevin Stanley

Head of Property Strategy & Research

Kevin has 25 years’ experience researching, analysing and reporting on the commercial and residential property markets of Australia.  His primary role for Commonwealth Bank is to give direction on property lending exposure across development and investment. 

1 Article posted on
Property

Kylie Macfarlane

General Manager, Corporate Responsibility

Kylie is currently responsible for delivering an integrated and consistent approach to Group's corporate responsibility strategy and governance.

1 Article posted on
Community

Lisa Frazier

Executive General Manger, Digital Channels

Lisa Frazier leads Commonwealth Bank’s digital and mobile channels, including CommBank.com.au, NetBank.com.au and MyWealth.com.au.

1 Article posted on
Money Management

Lyn McGrath

Executive General Manager, Retail Sales

Lyn is responsible for all aspects of the Commonwealth Bank’s Branch Network, leading a team of over 12,000 staff across Australia, UK and China.

27 Articles posted on
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Business
Community

Marc Totaro

National Manager, Professional Services

Marc has overall responsibility for Commonwealth Bank’s professional services industry strategy and client experience.

19 Articles posted on
Business
Money Management

Michael Cant

Executive General Manager, Corporate Financial Services

Michael is responsible for providing banking products and services to business clients typically ranging in turnover from $10 million to $500 million.

5 Articles posted on
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Property

Michael Blythe

Managing Director, Economics

Michael joined the Commonwealth Bank in 1995. He is responsible for monitoring, analysing, and forecasting trends in the Australian economy and financial markets.

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Business

Michael Harte

Former Group Executive Enterprise Services and CIO

Michael is a multi-award winning business leader focused on technology and operational excellence.

4 Articles posted on
Technology
Community

Michael Eidel

Executive General Manager of Cash-flow and Transaction Services

Michael Eidel is Executive General Manager of Cash-flow and Transaction Services. His role is to lead the Group’s portfolio of working capital solutions for business and institutional clients. 

2 Articles posted on
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Michael Thorpe

Managing Director, Global Head of Infrastructure & Utilities

Michael Thorpe is the Managing Director, Global Head of Infrastructure and Utilities, for the Commonwealth Bank.  He is responsible for strategic advice, client relationships and financing across the utilities sector globally. This includes operations in Australia, Asia, Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States.   Prior to CommBank, Michael held various executive and analyst roles in project finance at Lloyds Banking Group, Bank of Scotland and Westpac. He has worked in Sydney, Perth, Brisbane and London.

1 Article posted on
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Neal Livingston

Managing Director Global Trade & Transaction Services

Neal manages Commonwealth Bank’s Trade Finance and Transaction Services businesses for Corporate and Institutional clients globally.

4 Articles posted on
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Nick Sankey

Managing Director Utilities

Nick is Global Head of Utilities for Commonwealth Bank. He has 20 years corporate finance experience across Australia, NZ, Europe, US and Asia.

3 Articles posted on
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Nick Aronson

Managing Director and Global Head of Transaction Banking

Nick Aronson is the Commonwealth Bank’s MD and Global Head of Transaction Banking, responsible for cash management, payables, and receivables, merchant and banking platform solutions.

1 Article posted on
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Peter Maddison

Executive Director of Business Online

Peter oversees our online business tools, including CommBiz and Daily IQ and has been a driving force behind the evolution of CommBiz since 2007.

3 Articles posted on
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Peter McGregor

Managing Director of Industrials/Food, Beverage & Agriculture.

Peter is a Managing Director in the Institutional Banking & Markets team with global responsibility for the Industrials and Food, Beverage & Agriculture sectors.

1 Article posted on
Business

Robert Jesudason

Group Executive, International Financial Services

Robert is leading the Group’s growth in retail and commercial banking, digital banking and life insurance in China, India, Indonesia, Vietnam and South Africa.

1 Article posted on
Community

Savanth Sebastian

Market Analyst

Savanth is responsible for analysis of economic trends in the Australian and global economy, as well as the likely impact on equity markets.

2 Articles posted on
Business

Scott Wilson

Director - Industrials, Food, Beverages and Agriculture, Institutional Banking & Markets

Scott specialises in providing solutions for corporates by advising and arranging debt, equity, trade and commodity finance transactions.

1 Article posted on
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Simon Ling

Managing Director Debt Markets

Simon has 25 years experience in the investment banking industry and is responsible for Debt Capital Market origination, securitisation and syndicated loans.

2 Articles posted on
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Simon Webster

Simon Webster has been a journalist for more than 20 years. Born in England, where he worked for Aussie backpacker bible, TNT Magazine, he then spent 10 years in Sydney, working for The Sydney Morning Herald 

32 Articles posted on
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Stephen Halmarick

Head of Economics and Market Research

Stephen has over 24 years experience as a financial markets economist, working for both local and global financial institutions.

2 Articles posted on
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Money Management

Stuart Jones

Stuart Jones is the Business Development Director and Buyer’s Agent at Rose & Jones Property. Rose & Jones Property are Buyers Agent’s & Advisers who specialise in Sydney and NSW prime property markets.

1 Article posted on
Property

Tobin Gorey

Director Agri Commodities Strategy

Tobin Gorey is the Commonwealth Bank’s Agri Commodity Strategist responsible for strategy and research in agri-commodity markets.  Tobin returned to CommBank in October 2014 after a six-year stint offshore working for JP Morgan (in London) and Olam International (in Singapore).  Over that time he has been a continued supporter of the view that the world will demand more, and better, food.  

1 Article posted on
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Trent Moy

Former General Manager, Community and Sustainability

Trent and his team are committed to leading community, sustainability and financial literacy programs to support Australians.

43 Articles posted on
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Money Management

Vanessa Nolan-Woods

General Manager, Education and Not for Profit Sector Banking

Vanessa brings 20 years of experience to her role, focused on creating and growing customer-centric businesses and service propositions. 

5 Articles posted on
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Veronica Howarth

Head of School Banking and Youth

Veronica is responsible for Youth at the Commonwealth Bank. With over 20 years in the business, her passion is leadership, coaching and business transformation.

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