Just think about how hard it is for organisations after a merger to actually achieve the value or get the success that they are seeking. Many mergers look good on paper, and their strategy is sound, but it takes a long time to establish a new culture"

Dan Chesterman

Chief Information Officer at ASX

Dan Chesterman was appointed Chief Information Officer (CIO) in July 2017. In this role, he leads ASX’s technology teams and is responsible for the delivery of technology solutions and services aligned with ASX’s business strategy.

Dan has extensive domestic and international financial services experience and familiarity with technology infrastructures from a strategy, delivery, regulatory and operational perspective.

Prior to ASX, Dan was CIO for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s CommSec and Private Bank, led the technology teams supporting CBA’s International Financial Services businesses in Asia, and worked as a management consultant with Accenture and Whittman Hart. He has lived and worked a significant portion of his career overseas, including in China, Indonesia, Singapore, France, USA, UK, Germany and New Zealand.

As Chair of Q ASX, ASX’s LGBTQI+ employee networking group, Dan is a strong advocate for creating workplaces that are safe and inclusive and where all employees feel supported to bring their whole selves to work.