Owen is responsible for leading the ANZ franchise in Tonga which has three branches that offer the full range of retail and lending products. ANZ Tonga have approximately 80 staff thus are one of the bigger business’s in Tonga, Westpac being ANZ’s main competitor.
Owen comes from a retail/lending background initially working in branches in Sydney and NSW country in an assortment of roles. Owen then started specialising in lending roles in the North West NSW region, working in a number of country towns in various jobs such as, Esanda lending officer and Rural Lending Bureau officer. Owen has built up an extensive knowledge of the South Pacific having spent over 14 years of his past 17 years working in Senior roles in the following South Pacific Countries, PNG, Solomon Islands, Samoa and now Tonga.
Owen holds a Diploma in Financial Management from Monash University and a Diploma in Management from Stuart University.
- 2011 – CEO Tonga
- 2008 - Head of Corporate, Commercial & SME - Samoa
- 2004 - Head of Corporate ,Commercial & SME - Solomon Islands
- 2001 - Regional Commercial/Rural Lending Manager – Tamworth NSW
- 1982-2000 – Various Roles in Lending and Retail, including Branch Manager in Madang PNG, Head of Lending and Marketing Solomon Islands, Branch Manager Tamworth NSW.