Shayne Elliott
Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

About Shayne Elliott

Shayne Elliott was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) on 1 January 2016.

Shayne joined ANZ as CEO Institutional in June 2009 and in 2012 was appointed Chief Financial Officer. In this role he was responsible for all aspects of Finance as well as Group strategy, Legal, Treasury, Investor Relations and Mergers and Acquisitions.

Shayne has more than 30 years’ experience in international banking including in Australia, New Zealand, USA, UK, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

Prior to ANZ, Shayne held senior executive roles at EFG Hermes primarily as Chief Operating Officer covering Technology, Risk, Marketing, Operations and HR.

Shayne was previously with Citigroup for 20 years where he held various senior positions across geographies and business sectors including CEO Global Transaction Services Asia Pacific, Country Head Australia/New Zealand and Country Head Egypt.

Shayne is a Director of the Financial Markets Foundation for Children and a member of the Australian Banking Association, the Business Council of Australia and the Customs Advisory Board.

Shayne holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Management Studies and Finance from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

articles by Shayne Elliott

25 Mar 2024

Playing the long game in Asia

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

With a long history in Asia, ANZ continues to grow its presence in the region – especially in mainland China.

21 Dec 2023

Elliott: consistent strategy leads to record result

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

Despite global and domestic headwinds, ANZ delivered its highest ever revenue and cash profit in the 2023 financial year – driven by all four divisions.

05 Dec 2023

A strong legacy and bright future in Vietnam

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

Vietnam is on the precipice of its global economic moment. For 30 years ANZ has backed this growth and the relationship is set to strengthen.

13 Nov 2023

CEO’S MESSAGE: ANZ 2023 Annual Report

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

Paul O’Sullivan Chairman ANZ produced a strong outcome for our shareholders in the 2023 financial year with all four core divisions performing well. The Australia Retail division saw continued strong home loan growth above industry levels and the Australia Commercial business grew deposits and lending. Our de-risked Institutional business significantly increased its return on equity and the New Zealand division retained its number one market position. The performance of all four divisions illustrates the value of our investment and diversification and reflects our consistent strategy.

26 Oct 2023

We are in the fight against scammers together

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

Don’t be embarrassed if you are scammed online. Don’t feel alone either. Reach out. This fight requires a whole of community response.

20 Jun 2023

Elliott: integrating purpose and strengthening governance in ESG

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

ANZ CEO says ensuring good governance processes are embedded in day-to-day work not only helps ANZ create long-term value, it also enables the bank to manage risks.

14 Jun 2023

The opportunity of India’s accelerating development

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

The world is finally taking notice of India and it’s economic and social trajectory. However, even a regular visitor can be taken aback by the pace and scale of the change.

28 Mar 2023

Elliott: Queensland's road to greater prosperity

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

Strategic investment and focus on emerging sectors can bring the Sunshine State additional economic growth.

09 Mar 2023

India arrives at a new dawn

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

Predictions of India’s economic ascendency have abounded for years – and it may be about to fulfill that promise.

23 Feb 2023

Banking on Asian diversity

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

To walk with clients in Asia, you need your feet on the ground.

15 Dec 2022

Elliott: An increasingly diversified, lower risk bank well on track

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

Momentum in Australian home loans, ANZ Plus launched, disciplined growth in NZ, Institutional and Commercial and a continuing simplification and de-risking of the business stood out in 2022.

27 Oct 2022

BEHIND THE NUMBERS: Bracing Australia’s backbone

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

By establishing Commercial Australia as standalone division earlier this year, we’re focused on supporting business customers for future growth.