Ross McEwan profile

Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director


Ross McEwan became Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of National Australia Bank Limited in December 2019.

Ross joined NAB from the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) where he served as RBS Group CEO (2013-2019) and CEO UK Retail (2012-2013). Prior to this, he worked at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) as Group Executive for Retail Banking Services and as Executive General Manager with responsibility for its branch network, contact centres and third-party mortgage brokers.

Ross has more than 30 years’ experience in the finance, insurance and investment industries, and prior to CBA, was Managing Director of First NZ Capital Securities. He was also Chief Executive Officer of National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Ltd / AXA New Zealand Ltd.

Ross holds a Bachelor of Business Studies from Massey University, New Zealand, and received a CBE in the Queen’s 2020 New Year Honours list for services to the financial sector in the UK.

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