Mike Hirst was appointed as Managing Director of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank in July 2009.
Mike is a career banker and has extensive experience in retail banking, treasury, funds management and financial markets.
He is Deputy Chairman of the Australian Bankers’ Association, a member of the Federal Government’s Financial Sector Advisory Council, Acting Chairman of Racing Victoria, a member of the Business Council of Australia and a member of the MasterCard (Asia Pacific) Advisory Board.
He is a past director of Colonial First State Investment Managers, Treasury Corporation of Victoria, Barwon Health and Austraclear Ltd. Mike holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University and is a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia.
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