Ganesh Chandrasekkar

Ganesh is General Manager, Premium Customers & Growth Markets for The Consumer Bank. Prior to his current role, Ganesh was General Manager, Reward; Performance & Employee Relations HR for The Westpac Group Ganesh and previously held roles such as GM, Human Resources, Westpac Institutional Bank (WIB) and has also been responsible for the Talent, Learning & Diversity portfolio for WIB during this time.

Ganesh has over seventeen years’ experience working in Human Resources. Prior to joining WIB, Ganesh was Head of HR, Westpac Business Financial Services for two years, and gained extensive consulting experience working for Hewitt Associates in Sydney leading their Corporate Restructuring and Change practice. Ganesh also has international experience holding various HR roles with responsibility for the EMEA region.

Ganesh has an MBA from Australian Graduate School of Management, an international Post Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management from the International College of Hotel Management in Adelaide, and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Sociology.

As part of his role responsibilities, Ganesh is currently pioneering a new approach to performance management, development and reward for Westpac. This includes shifting to behaviours first, employee centred approach which removes performance ratings and replaces them with a rich mosaic of performance information.