ING Australia has announced the appointment of Dr John Laker to the position of chairman.
Dr Laker has served on the ING board since January 2019. His career in finance spans more than 45 years and includes roles in the Commonwealth Treasury, the International Monetary Fund (Washington), the Reserve Bank of Australia (Assistant Governor Financial System) and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (chair).
Dr Laker is currently chair of the board of the Banking and Finance Oath, deputy chancellor of the University of Technology Sydney, member of the Experts Panel of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and director of Cancer Council NSW and Cancer Council Australia.
He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2008.