Robert is a technologist and a banker with in excess of 25 years of global experience with a number of first class institutions, both financial services and technology. Within Westpac he is responsible for Group Technology Strategy & Architecture, which includes Enterprise, Infrastructure and Solution Architecture, Solution Consulting, Transformation, Governance, Planning, Risk and Information Security (CISO).
Prior to joining Westpac he was responsible for the Global Retail Banking line of business with SAP, a global leader in business and banking software & innovation. Prior to this Robert held the role of Global Head Strategic Engagements which entailed the management of SAP’s largest customer transformation programmes in Banking, including Commonwealth Bank as Program Director.
Before joining SAP he managed a start-up in a Swiss Re, McKinsey joint venture supporting innovation in digital credit management & securitisation, and for 11 years with a European headquartered global bank, holding a number of senior management functions in Asia, the US & Europe, including Emerging markets, Corporate finance, Treasury and Payments.
Robert is actively engaged in driving transformation through new business models. He also has broad experience in systems strategy & development, architecture, integration and global systems deployment.