Stella Thredgold

Executive, Business Enablement / Bendigo and Adelaide Bank

Stella joined the Bank in 1987 as an accountant and has since held a number of senior roles including financial management, treasury settlements, mergers, payments, properties and strategic sourcing. Appointed to the Executive in 2010, Stella’s portfolio included People and Performance, Technology Services, Legal, IT Risk and Information Security, Properties and Sourcing.

In 2015 Stella was appointed to the role of Executive Business Enablement with responsibility for the Group’s core technology, change and architecture functions.

An advocate of diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace, Stella enjoys fostering workplace environments and practices that encourage learning from others and sharing diverse perspectives. Stella also has a keen interest in mentoring and supporting people to succeed and find balance in life and participates in many industry and community forums to influence and make a difference.

Stella holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and is a member of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She was also a finalist in the Telstra Business Woman of the Year Awards in 2015.