Chief Operating Officer
Consumer Division, Westpac
Les is the Chief Operating Officer, Consumer Division at Westpac Banking Corporation.
Les has over 25 years executive experience across line management, transformation and program delivery, operations, and risk and governance.
Before his current role Westpac, Les was Chief Risk Officer for BT Financial Group, Group General Manager for Core Transformation, Chief Operating Officer for Technology, General Manager of Investments & Business Partnering, and Corporate Counsel for Secretariat & Corporate.
Before joining Westpac in 2008, Les was a Group Executive for External Funds at Investa Property Group and Chief Executive for Gaming at TAB Limited. He also held strategic project roles with Racing NSW.
Les has held non-executive director positions with the Royal Hospital for Women Foundation Limited and BT Investment Management Limited.
Les has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws with Honours, both from University of Queensland.
Les will present at the Executive Forum as part of Digital Summit 2019.