Nigel Dobson

Banking Services Lead at the Australia New Zealand Banking Group and Chairman of Lygon 1B

The Banking Services portfolio has responsibility for developing and implementing ANZ’s payment platform strategy, supporting the enterprise and the bank’s partners. This includes a number of enterprise functions including build, run and operate across the bank’s payments services in 32 countries. Nigel manages development and operations teams in Melbourne, Singapore, Bengaluru and Chengdu. Banking Services is also responsible for delivering ANZ’s response to Open Banking in Australia and shaping ANZ’s business services strategy to meet the demands of an open data economy.

Nigel also leads the bank’s Blockchain strategy and associated activities, including fostering partnerships and industry pilots. Nigel is currently Chair of Lygon 1B, a digital bank guarantee start-up, a Director of the New Payments Platform (NPPA) in Australia and a Director of the Australian Payments Council (APC) and is a Fellow of Blockchain Australia.

Prior to this role, Nigel spent four years in senior Transaction Banking roles at ANZ, including Global Head of Payments and Cash Management and Global Head of Transaction Banking Products.

Nigel joined ANZ in July 2009 from Citi in Hong Kong where he was Regional Head of Trade and Transaction Services. Nigel had spent a total of 19 years at Citi in various senior Markets and Transaction Services roles in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Nigel has a Bachelor of Economics from Victoria University, New Zealand.