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Mark Whelan
Group Executive Institutional, ANZ

About Mark Whelan

Mark Whelan is Group Executive, Institutional and Executive Committee member responsible for the bank’s global Institutional business across 15 Asian markets as well as PNG, Europe, America and the Middle East. He has been in banking almost 30 years and has vast experience in the Asian Market, and Institutional, Corporate and Commercial Banking.

Prior to his current role, he held the roles of Chief Executive Officer ANZ Australia, Managing Director Corporate and Commercial Banking Australia and Managing Director of ANZ’s Institutional, Commercial and Private Bank businesses based in Hong Kong.

Mark joined ANZ in November 2004 as Head of Sales, Markets, before taking on the role of Joint Managing Director, Markets, in 2005 and then Managing Director, Institutional Asia, in 2007.

Mark holds a Graduate Diploma in Taxation and a Diploma Accounting from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT).

Mark is a Fellow of the Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA) and a member of the Financial Treasury Association, the Australian Financial Markets Association and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

articles by Mark Whelan

23 May 2019

Making the transition to net-zero carbon emissions

Mark Whelan | Group Executive Institutional, ANZ

ANZ is working with customers to drive a low-carbon economy, says Insto Head.

08 Apr 2019

A leaner, sharper & more agile institutional bank

Mark Whelan | Group Executive Institutional, ANZ

ANZ’s Whelan on the rebuilding of ANZ Institutional and the emerging opportunities for a fit-for-purpose business.

27 Mar 2018

Australian agtech’s Asian advance

Mark Whelan | Group Executive Institutional, ANZ

Agri growth in ASEAN is poised to follow the China blueprint – and Australian exporters can take advantage.

15 Mar 2018

ASEAN in Australia: full coverage

Mark Whelan | Group Executive Institutional, ANZ

We bring you views and insights on what lies ahead for the ASEAN-Australian Special Summit.

15 Mar 2018

Australia’s key role in the ASEAN economy

Mark Whelan | Group Executive Institutional, ANZ

The importance of the growing economic scale of ASEAN cannot be underestimated.

13 Jun 2017

Making hay while China shines: FDI in Australia

Mark Whelan | Group Executive Institutional, ANZ

Chinese investment in Australia is not an opportunity which can be taken for granted.

29 May 2015

Three ways to help SMEs tap into Asia

Mark Whelan | Group Executive Institutional, ANZ

The many markets of Asia offer incredible potential for growth but often Australian companies, especially small-to-medium businesses, don't know where to start. Industry, government and the finance sector can all play a role in helping shape this growth, provided we get the settings right and enable SMEs to feel confident they can expand.

17 Apr 2015

Five ways services can be Australia’s job future

Mark Whelan | Group Executive Institutional, ANZ

The mining boom is in the past and Australian manufacturing is on its last legs. Where does this leave Australia's export industry? On its knees? The answer is no.

18 Mar 2015

Three things holding Australian business back

Mark Whelan | Group Executive Institutional, ANZ

For anyone who may still have had lingering doubts, we are most definitely in the midst of the Asian century. The wave of Free Trade Agreements signed in quick succession over the past 12 months – including one of the most expansive FTAs ever signed by China - should put any remaining debate to rest.

01 Dec 2014

Five reasons the China FTA is a game-changer

Mark Whelan | Group Executive Institutional, ANZ

At ANZ, we’re optimistic about the impact the free trade agreement (ChAFTA) between Australia and China is going to provide for a variety of businesses in Australia, and the nation more generally – for five reasons.

08 Oct 2014

Quiet achievers reveal where business is heading

Mark Whelan | Group Executive Institutional, ANZ

Normally, I’m not much of a list person but I’ve found an exception: the Top 500 Private Companies list, compiled by IBIS - and not in the least because I can count how many of the 500 companies bank with ANZ. We have six of the top 10 this year.

09 Sep 2014

Push into Asia and beat the rush

Mark Whelan | Group Executive Institutional, ANZ

One theme dominated ANZ’s Opportunity Asia lunch last week in Melbourne, co-hosted with The Australian Financial Review. That theme was: is now the best time to expand in Asia?