Gerald Mackenzie

Gerald Mackenzie

Principal Advisor, BFSI & Fintech
Ecosystm

Gerald Mackenzie is an industry leader in Digital Transformation, particularly in Banking and Financial Services. Gerald’s international career spans 25 years and multiple industries.

Most recently, Gerald led the Strategy and Transformation for the Bank of New Zealand where he drove the re-set of the BNZ strategy, shaped the BNZ response to COVID and the acceleration of their digital transformation.

Prior to that, he held multiple roles leading Strategy and Transformation programs for Credit Suisse, including the build-out of their multi-award-winning Digital Private Bank in the Asia Pacific. He also led innovation and fintech engagement for Credit Suisse detailing and executing strategic opportunities to partner with Fintech players and building out a new data and analytics function to drive insights for the bank’s leaders on sales, risk, and operations.

Gerald has also worked for McKinsey & Company leading large-scale Performance Transformation programs; assisting clients to shape strategy and transformation programs and to build and sustain the capabilities required to drive transformative change as they delivered on their strategic objectives.

Gerald started his time in Asia following the Asian Financial crisis working with Ferrier Hodgson in Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, and China to negotiate and implement financial restructuring plans between banks and their clients, and managed companies through court-appointed and voluntary administration processes.

In his spare time, Gerald enjoys backcountry skiing, hiking, and fly fishing in the mountains of New Zealand. Gerald is a keen cook and loves to read, travel and spend time with his wife and 2 daughters. Increasingly, Gerald is passionate to contribute to sustainability initiatives and how business can lead in building resilient and sustainable enterprise models

Appearing at
Future of Financial Services Melbourne crowd 2022
8 September 2022
  • The Fullerton Hotel Sydney
The revered annual Insurance Summit, Sydney is returning back this year in person. Having focused on exploring the impacts of the innovation strategies (Covid-19 pivots) that were implemented over the course of 2020 and 2021, this year will be forward-focused. Leaders...