Business School

Robert Elstone

Robert Elstone

BA (Hons) (London), MEcon (Manchester), MCom (UWA)

Robert Elstone has more than thirty years of experience in senior roles across investment banking, aviation, resource materials, and financial markets and risk management.

Robert has been a non-executive director of Westpac Banking Corporation since 2012. His previous roles include Managing Director and CEO of the Australian Securities Exchange (2006-2011), Managing Director and CEO of SFE Corporation (2000-2006), non-executive director of the National Australia Bank (2004-2006), and member of the Board of Guardians of the Commonwealth Government’s Future Fund (2006).

Between 2007 and 2009, Robert chaired the federal government’s Financial Sector Advisory Council.

Robert holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of London, a Master of Economics from The University of Manchester, and a Master of Commerce from The University of Western Australia. He has completed the senior executive development programs at the Harvard and Stanford Graduate Schools of Business, and is an Honorary Fellow of the Finance and Treasury Association. In 2007, Robert was appointed an Adjunct Professor within the Finance discipline in the School of Business at the University of Sydney.