Non-Executive Director & Chairman
BCom (Hons), MBA (Dist), GAICD, SF Fin
Mr Chronican has been a NAB Director since May 2016. He is Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Board's Nomination & Governance Committee. Mr Chronican served as interim Group CEO from 1 March 2019 to 14 November 2019. He was also a Director of Bank of New Zealand (a subsidiary of NAB) until 28 February 2019.
Mr Chronican has more than 37 years of experience in banking and finance in Australia and New Zealand. This included responsibility for Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited's (ANZ) Australia division, with specific responsibility for ANZ's Retail and Commercial businesses. Prior to joining ANZ, he had a long career at Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac), where he established his reputation as one of Australia's leading banking executives, in executive roles including Group Executive Westpac Institutional Bank and Chief Financial Officer. Mr Chronican has broad experience in M&A activity and post-merger integration. In addition, he has taken an active and public role in advocating for greater transparency and ethics in banking and promoting workforce diversity.
Mr Chronican's other directorship is Westmead Institute for Medical Research (Chairman).