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Chris Whitehead

CEO, FINSIA

Chris Whitehead is the CEO of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). FINSIA's mission is to drive improvements in professional practice and high standards of conduct.

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Chris Whitehead

CEO, FINSIA

Chris was appointed FINSIA CEO in September 2016. He has been associated with the Australasian financial services industry for nearly 30 years. Previously, he was CEO of CUA, Australia’s largest customer-owned financial institution, Regional Director, Bank of Scotland and CEO, BankWest Retail Bank.

He has extensive experience as a non- executive director including in the payments, wealth management and insurance sectors. He is also a Chartered Banker.

Commencing his career in IT, Chris maintains a keen interest in the ongoing impact of technology on financial services.

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