Nathan Goonan

Group Chief Financial Officer

Nathan Goonan was appointed Group Chief Financial Officer in July 2023, having previously served as Group Executive, Strategy and Innovation from April 2020.

Nathan’s career in banking began in 2004 when he joined NAB as a graduate in the mergers and acquisitions team. Nathan went on to work in investment banking at Lazard and Goldman Sachs in London and Australia, and also spent time as the CEO of an agricultural investment fund.

After re-joining NAB in 2013, Nathan was Executive General Manager for Corporate Affairs and then Executive General Manager Group Strategy & Development, with responsibility for the global execution of the bank’s corporate strategy and mergers and acquisitions activity. He has led several major strategic initiatives, including a lead role in the divestment of NAB’s UK and US businesses and the Group Strategy Refresh in 2019-20.

Nathan holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Science and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance (Hons)) from the University of Melbourne. He is currently a Non-Executive Director on the Board of MLC Ltd, a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Pollinate Networks Ltd, Non-Executive Director on the Board of the Australian Business Growth Fund Pty Ltd, and a Director on the Board of 86 400 Ltd.