Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited
833 Collins Street
Docklands VIC 3008
Alex Thursby is Chief Executive Officer, International & Institutional Banking.
Since joining ANZ in 2007, Alex has played an instrumental role in building ANZ’s retail, commercial and institutional businesses in Asia Pacific Europe & America. Now the fastest growing corporate bank in Asia, Alex also leads the Global Institutional business.
He is responsible for the bank’s global Institutional business as well as the Retail and Commercial businesses across 14 Asian markets and 12 countries in the Pacific as well as Europe, America and the Middle East. This includes servicing more than 2.6 million customers with a focus on connecting customers across borders and delivering long term solutions.
Alex joined ANZ after 20 years with Standard Chartered Bank where he held various senior wholesale banking roles in Hong Kong, London, Indonesia and Singapore.
Alex, who is British by birth, completed his secondary and tertiary education in Australia. He is married with four children.
Last updated: March 2012
Appointed as Chief Executive Officer, International & Institutional Banking
October 2008 - June 2009
Acting Group Managing Director, Institutional in addition to role as Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, Europe & America
Appointed Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, Europe & America
Joined ANZ as Group Managing Director, Asia Pacific
2005 - August 2007
Senior Managing Director and Group Head of Corporate and Institutional Client Relationships, Wholesale Banking, Singapore
2003 - 2005
Head, Corporate and Institutional Client Relationships, North East Asia
2001 - 2003
Head, Corporate and Institutional Client Relationships, Greater China
1999 - 2001
CEO, United Arab Emirates and Regional Head, Corporate Banking, Middle East South Asia
1997 - 1998
Chief of Staff to Group CEO and Executive Director
1994 - 1997
Regional Head, Corporate and Institutional Banking and Strategy, Africa, London
1992 - 1994
Senior Manager Derivatives, South East Asia, Singapore
1987 - 1992
President Director (CEO), Standard Chartered Leasing, Indonesia