Mr Peter Sutherland

Peter Sutherland has over 30 years experience in financial services, both in Australia and overseas, principally the United Kingdom and United States.

Peter has held senior risk management, compliance and audit roles in the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and Insurance Australia Group, and was Chief Risk Officer of Colonial First State from 2009 to 2014. Most recently he has led conduct programs within CBA’s Wealth Management business unit and coordinated the work of independent experts engaged by the CommInsure business. During his eight years at CBA Peter was a member of and chaired a number of subsidiary CBA boards and board committees. He has extensive experience in working in highly regulated environments.

Prior to joining the commercial sector Peter worked with PriceWaterhouseCoopers for 13 years, in audit, due diligence and consulting roles.

Peter is a Chartered Accountant and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has post-graduate qualifications in risk management. He was an adviser to the Audit Committee of Reconciliation Australia.