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John Macfarlane


Independent Non-Executive Director

Non-Executive Director since May 2014. John is Chair of the Risk Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee, Digital Business and Technology Committee and Nomination and Board Operations Committee.


John is one of Australia’s most experienced international bankers having previously served as Executive Chairman of Deutsche Bank Australia and New Zealand, and CEO of Deutsche Bank Australia. John has also worked in the USA, Japan and PNG, and brings to the Board a depth of banking experience in ANZ’s key markets in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific. He is committed to community health, and is a Director of the Aikenhead Centre of Medical Discovery Limited (from 2016).

Relevant other directorships

Director: Colmac Group Pty Ltd (from 2014), AGInvest Holdings Limited (MyFarm Limited) (from 2014, Chairman 2014-2016), Balmoral Pastoral Investments (from 2017) and L1 Long Short Fund (from 2018).

Relevant Former Directorships held in the last three years, include

Former Director: Craigs Investment Partners Limited (from 2013 - 2020).

Age: 63 years. Residence: Melbourne, Australia. Nationality: New Zealand.