Rob Goudswaard

Chief Executive Officer

Rob Goudswaard has more than 35 years’ experience in the banking sector. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Australia’s largest credit union, CUA, a position he has held since February 2015.

CUA offers responsible financial, health and insurance solutions to more than 440,000 members nationally. As a mutual, CUA was created by members for members, and traces its heritage back 70 years to Australia’s first credit union.

Mr Goudswaard commenced his career with ANZ Bank where he spent 30 years in senior positions in Australia and internationally including Chief Risk Officer for Institutional Global, Managing Director of Regional, Rural and Small Business Banking, General Manager for Pacific and Personal Banking Asia and Chief Operating Officer for Small to Medium Business in Australia & New Zealand. During his tenure he also served as Chairman of the ANZ Staff Foundation and the ANZ Reconciliation Action Program.  

He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.  His Directorships include: CUA Health Limited, CUA Financial Planning Pty Ltd, Credicorp Insurance Pty Ltd, Credicorp Finance Pty Ltd, Cuscal, and BCCM.