Robert Whitfield AM

Rob Whitfield AM

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

Independent Non-executive Director

Term of office

Appointed to the Board on 1 November 2020

Professional experience

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

Other directorships and positions

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

He previously served as a Chairman 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 Chief Executive Officer of the Institutional Bank, Chief Risk Officer and Group Treasurer.

Board Committee membership

Member of the Audit and Risk Committee, Remuneration, People and Culture Committee and the Nomination Committee