Scott Wharton

Mr Scott Wharton

Bachelor of Laws (2009)

Head of Better Risk Outcomes Program, Commonwealth Bank
Supply Nation Board Member; former Managing Director, Citigroup Inc.

Scott Wharton is Executive General Manager, Strategy & Performance, Enterprise Services at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA).

Scott leads Strategy & Performance for the bank’s technology and operations organisation - Enterprise Services (ES).

Strategy & Performance encompasses strategy, emerging technology, risk, technology procurement and business transformation functions. The team drives transformative strategies and achieves sustainable performance improvements across ES and the Group.

Scott is also a member of the Gender Diversity Committee and Indigenous Action Committee at CBA.

"UTS provided a well rounded education that developed more than my knowledge. My time there also developed my ability to think creatively about solving problems in an increasingly complex world."

Prior to joining the CBA in 2016, Scott was Managing Director and Global Head of Enterprise Supply Chain for Citigroup in New York. He led a global organisation with team members in over 50 countries, providing operations, technology and risk solutions to Citi businesses.

Before joining Citigroup in Hong Kong in 2010 as Managing Director and Asia-Pacific Region Head of Corporate Services and Productivity, Scott held executive positions with other banks in Asia and Australia. He started his corporate career with PwC Consulting in Sydney.

With broad experience across operations, technology, finance and shared services, Scott has a reputation for successfully leading innovative and complex change programs and performance improvement initiatives.

Scott has served on the Board of The W. Edwards Deming Center for Quality, Productivity, and Competitiveness at Columbia Business School and the Business Council of the American Australian Association while in New York City. He is currently a member of the Business School Advisory Board at the University of Technology, Sydney.

Scott is a champion of diversity and inclusion and a strong advocate for supply chain sustainability in financial services.

Scott is married with two children.

Click here to read an interview with Scott.