Joining the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in 1966, David Murray acted as Chief Executive Officer in June 1992, before retiring from this position in 2005.
During his 13 years as Chief Executive, David helped to transform the bank from a partly privatized government owned bank to an integrated financial services company.
In 2005, David became the Chairman of the Australian Future Fund, with an aim to invest budget surpluses to meet the long-term pension liabilities of government employees and take the pressure off the budget from aging of the population.
His education includes a Bachelor of Business, a Master of Business Administration, and honorary doctorates.
With unique perspectives on strategic and operational leadership, change management, and winning culture, David is a highly sought speaker in both Australia and internationally.
Business evolution – The governance of change
In today’s dynamic business environment, organisations need to embrace adaptability, resilience and good governance to meet both challenges and opportunities of the disrupted environment. Themes within the topic included:
- Addressing reality – making difficult decisions in a disrupted environment;
- Strategies to embed the right culture to effect positive change;
- Applying effective risk management and governance to support business culture; and,
- Lessons learned from the front line in leading business through disruption / change