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Catherine McDowell

Independent, Non-executive Director

Catherine has more than 30 years’ experience in the investment and financial services industry in senior executive and advisory roles, predominantly with Barclays Bank, and more recently with ANZ.

In her role with Barclays International as managing Director, she oversaw a substantial international Wealth business before moving to New Zealand in 2005.

Catherine was the Managing Director at ANZ and The National Bank Private Banking and Wealth business (New Zealand). She was responsible for integrating these two businesses and creating a significant wealth business.

Catherine subsequently moved to Australia to build the Private Bank and Trust business while managing E-Trade. During her career Catherine spent 10 years in New York, 15 years in London and 8 years in NZ and Australia.

She has more than 15 years of Board experience with not for profit, listed and non-listed companies. Her current roles include Non-Executive Director of the National Provident Fund and Chair of the Investment Committee, and independent Director for the Todd Family Office.

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