Keynote economic address: NAB CEO Andrew Thorburn

Keynote economic address: NAB CEO Andrew Thorburn

Mar 23
National Australia Bank Chief Executive Andrew Thorburn will deliver a keynote address on the foundations for growth in the Australian economy, and the leadership of business and government in our future prosperity.


Andrew Thorburn, Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, National Australia Bank

Event overview

As Australia transitions from the mining investment boom we are also on the cusp of a new but very different industrial revolution that is reshaping our economy, the workforce and our connectivity with the rest of the world. How can Australia position itself to take advantage of new opportunities and plan for a future that is still largely unknown?

CEDA is pleased to welcome Andrew Thorburn as we discuss key issues for Australia’s economic and social development.

Meet the keynote speaker

Andrew Thorburn
Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, National Australia Bank

Andrew became Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of the National Australia Bank Group in August 2014.A career banker with over 30 years of experience, Andrew joined the retail leadership team at NAB in 2005 and from 2008 to 2014 was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of New Zealand (BNZ). In this role, he led BNZ's strategic positioning and performance. Beginning his career as an economist at Marac Holdings in Auckland, Andrew has also held senior management positions at ASB Bank, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and St. George Bank.

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