Bhaskar Katta is a recognised expert with ~3 decades of experience in Operations &Technology, Consumer Business, Strategy, Customer-centric design, and Digital with a successful track record in delivering meaningful transformations in financial services. He is currently General Manager of Global & Digital Operations at Westpac, leading a team of over 7,000 employees. Formerly as General Manager at ANZ, Bhaskar brought his extensive background in digital transformation in the Deposits, Payments and Wealth business for over 6 million customers and managing the wealth business partnerships. Prior to that Bhaskar was Regional Chief Operating Officer in Singapore covering over 20 markets across Asia & Pacific and leading a Digital-only bank initiative. He has also has ~2 decades experience with Citi across Europe, Middle East and Africa living and working in India, UAE, Russia, Czech Republic &UK in COO, CEO (Consumer Bank) & MD roles. Bhaskar holds an MBA from Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning in India and an Executive Education from MIT covering Digital Business Transformation and is experienced in building and leading high performing diverse teams and has a track record for leading significant organisational transformations that achieve outstanding results.