Non-Executive Director & Chair

BCom (Hons), MBA (Dist), GAICD, SF Fin

Mr Chronican has been a NAB Director since May 2016. He is Chair of the Board and Chair of the Board's Nomination & Governance Committee.

Mr Chronican has more than 39 years of experience in banking and finance in Australia and New Zealand, including as NAB's interim Group CEO from 1 March 2019 to 14 November 2019. Mr Chronican was responsible for the Retail and Commercial business of the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) in Australia. Prior to joining ANZ, Mr Chronican had a long career at Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac), where he established his role in Australian banking as Group Executive Westpac Institutional Bank and Chief Financial Officer.

Mr Chronican has broad experience in M&A activity and post-merger integration, and has taken an active and public role in advocating for greater transparency and ethics in banking and promoting workforce diversity.

Mr Chronican’s other directorships and interests include The Westmead Institute for Medical Research (Chair) and the National Foundation for Australia-China Relations Advisory Board (Member).

Directorships of listed entities:

Woolworths Group Limited (since October 2021)

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