Andrew G Thorburn

Group Chief Executive Officer


Andrew became Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of the National Australia Bank Group in August 2014.

A career banker with over 30 years of experience, Andrew joined the retail leadership team at NAB in 2005 and from 2008 to 2014 was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of New Zealand (BNZ). In this role, he led BNZ's strategic positioning and performance.

Beginning his career as an Economist at Marac Holdings in Auckland, Andrew has also held senior management positions at ASB Bank, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and St. George Bank.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) from the University of Auckland, a Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK), and an MBA from Durham University. He has also completed The Executive Program (TEP) at Darden Business School, University of Virginia.

Born in Melbourne, Australia, Andrew is married with three children.

Directorships and other recent offices held:

  • Chairman, Australian Banker's Association Inc. (Chairman since December 2015 and Director since September 2014)
  • Director, The Financial Markets Foundation for Children (since September 2014)

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