Cathryn was appointed to the role of Acting Chief Customer Officer – Corporate and Institutional Banking in August 2016.
Prior to this she held the role of Executive General Manager, Corporate and Specialised Banking. In that capacity Cathryn led a team of more than 1500 people who provide banking services to a range of customers in the large Corporate, Corporate Property, Agricultural, Education, Health and Private Bank segments across Australia.
Before joining NAB in January 2016, Cathryn was more recently Senior Managing Director, Institutional, Australia at ANZ Bank. During this period, she was responsible for development and delivery of ANZ’s most senior Institutional client relationships as well as delivering ANZ’s products and services to the largest corporate customers and financial institutions in Australia.
Cathryn joined ANZ as Managing Director of Corporate Finance in 2005 before moving into Capital Markets in 2008, as the Global Head of Capital Markets. In October 2010 she re-located to Hong Kong where she led the team responsible for providing debt capital markets solutions to ANZ’s Institutional and Financial Institution borrower base in 14 countries. Cathryn’s team included more than 170 experienced Capital Markets specialists, located around the globe.
Prior to joining ANZ, Cathryn held senior management roles at Westpac: as Global Head of Capital Markets, General Manager Corporate Finance, and General Manager Global Industries Group. Cathryn’s career has also included six years with Macquarie Bank as Head of Capital Markets.
Cathryn is Deputy Chair of The Australia-Sino One Hundred Year Agricultural and Food Safety Partnership (ASA100) and a member of Chief Executive Women, an organisation representing over 300 of Australia’s most senior women leaders.