Meet our Bankwest Leadership Team

Sinead Taylor

Executive General Manager

More about Sinead

Richard Bator

General Manager, Business Banking

Peter Bouhlas

General Manager, Home Buying

Sara Chillemi

Executive Manager, Human Resources

John Hart

Chief Risk Officer

Rebecca Mitchell

Chief Information Officer

Ian Rakhit

General Manager, Third Party Banking

Alistair Smart

General Manager, Risk Maturity and Control

Scott Spittles

General Manager, Personal Banking

Louise Tovey

Chief Operating Officer

Paul Vivian

Chief Customer Officer

David Worrell

Chief Financial Officer

Sinead Taylor

Executive General Manager

Sinead is an experienced and highly regarded banking executive, bringing a rich international perspective from more than two decades of commercial banking experience. She was appointed Executive General Manager of Bankwest in October 2019, having joined Bankwest in 2013 as the Executive General Manager Business Banking, before being appointed in 2017 to also lead Retail Banking as Executive General Manager Personal & Business Banking.

Prior to Bankwest, Sinead held a variety of Executive roles at Commonwealth Bank in Global Markets, Strategy, Marketing, Business and Corporate Banking. She has also managed strategy and marketing teams for a number of top tier professional service firms in the UK and Australia, as well as working in senior roles in publishing, radio production and broadcasting.

Sinead holds a Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management, is accredited with the Australian Financial Markets Association, and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing in the UK. She served as the Chair of the Bankwest Foundation and is a former Board member for WA Ballet.​

Sinead has four children and keeps active by cycling, running, rowing, skiing and ice skating. She has a passion for the arts, plays classical piano and enjoys composing and creative writing.

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