Group Head of Sustainability
& Community, Westpac
Siobhan is the Group Head of Sustainability at Westpac – ranked by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index as the world’s most sustainable bank for the fourth year in a row. Her role covers sustainability governance including climate change and human rights policies, and making progress on the Sustainable Development Goals. She also has responsibility for community programs, Indigenous engagement (Reconciliation Action Plan), Westpac Foundation (backing community organisations and social enterprises tackling social disadvantage), and Westpac Scholars (awarding 100 scholarships every year, forever).
A pioneer in corporate sustainability in Australia, Siobhan is passionate about the capacity of business working with partners to create positive impact, building on her early career in design and urban policy.
Siobhan is a director of the Committee for Sydney and the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre; and is a former deputy chair of the Green Building Council of Australia and trustee of Sydney Living Museums. With her family she’s recently raised two guide dog puppies.
"For us, sustainability is about experimentation, testing and uncovering new value. When we think about sustainability strategy it's about bringing the expertise we have to creating meaningful change."