Rob Whitfield AM

Independent Non-executive Director


BCom, Grad Dip Banking, Grad Dip Fin, AMP, SF Fin, FAICD 

Term of office

Appointed to the Board on 1 November 2020

Skills and experience 

Rob has extensive financial, risk and capital markets experience in senior management roles across the public and private sectors.

Rob is currently a Non-executive Director of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (since 2017) and GPT Group (since 2020).

He previously served as Chair and Director of New South Wales Treasury Corporation, Secretary of NSW Treasury, Secretary of NSW Industrial Relations, and as Deputy Chair of the Australian Financial Markets Association. Prior to this, Rob had a 30-year executive career with Westpac Banking Corporation where he held a number of senior leadership positions including CEO of the Institutional Bank, Chief Risk Officer and Group Treasurer.

Board Committee membership

Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and member of the Remuneration, People and Culture Committee and the Nomination Committee