Tony Schesser is an experienced CEO and Director, well connected at senior levels across multiple sectors including the Australian and US cooperative banking industries, affiliated industry service and fintec providers, professional firms, and the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA).
Tony's professional experience has been gained within the mutual banking and insurance sectors, including multiple years with industry associate COBA, and most recently as CEO of the industry professional development organisation Instil. Tony also brings Insurance sector experience from his time with NRMA and AMP (prior to their respective demutualisation).
Tony's core competencies include experience in working with Boards and senior management in the development of strategic and business plans; strong awareness of market forces that continue to impact on customer owned banking; research and analytical skills; knowledge and understanding of the financial services sector regulatory regime; exposure to Fintech, industry technology, and core banking system fundamentals; and a comprehensive knowledge of the culture, systems, and workflows in place within mutuals.
Tony now runs a private consulting practice serving a niche market within Australia's Customer Owned Banking Sector. Tony's educational background includes a Masters of Business Administration from Charles Sturt University, in addition to an Advanced Diploma gained in HR Management.
Chair, Risk Committee
Member, Executive Committee
Member, Governance Committee