Alistair Currie
Group Chief Operating Officer
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited
ANZ Centre
833 Collins Street
Docklands VIC 3008
Australia

Alistair Currie is Group Chief Operating Officer, responsible for technology, shared services and operations including ANZ’s hubs, property and major projects.

Prior to his appointment, Alistair was Managing Director, Transaction Banking, Institutional.

Alistair joined ANZ from HSBC in November in 2008, where he had 18 years of global experience in transaction services, trade finance and commercial banking. He was previously President and CEO of HSBC Taiwan, where he led a staff of more than 3,500. Other positions include senior roles in Asia, the Middle East, the UK and the US, including COO of Wells Fargo HSBC Trade Bank in San Francisco.

As Regional Head of Trade Services for HSBC Asia Pacific, Alistair was responsible for trade finance, supply chain and structured trade in 21 countries, and further developed HSBC’s market-leading trade finance position in the region.

Alistair was born in Scotland and grew up in Hong Kong. He holds a Master of Science (Management) from Imperial College, University of London, UK and a Bachelor of Science (Design & Technology) from Brunel University, UK.

Key dates

2011
Appointed Group Chief Operating Officer

2008
Joined ANZ as Managing Director, Transaction Banking 

2007
President and CEO, HSBC Taiwan

2004
Regional Head of Trade Services, HSBC Asia Office, Hong Kong 

2002
COO, Wells Fargo HSBC Trade Bank NA, San Francisco