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International Dementia Conference
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Mike Baird

Chief Executive Officer - HammondCare

Professional Bio

Mike Baird was appointed CEO, HammondCare, September 2020.

Prior to commencing at HammondCare, Mike was a member of the National Australia Bank
executive leadership team
from 2017 to 2020 as Chief Customer Officer – Corporate and Institutional
Banking (2017-2018) and Chief Customer Officer – Consumer Banking (2018 – 2020). In these roles,
Mike led NAB’s global institutional business, the retail banking business, including more than 700
branches, 7000 bankers, broker partnerships, direct banking, and the digital bank, UBank.
Prior to this, Mike was the 44th Premier of New South Wales, representing the electoral district of
Manly in the NSW Legislative Assembly. Mike entered NSW state politics in 2007. He held several
shadow ministries before serving as Treasurer from 2011 to 2014, and then as Premier from 2014 to
January 2017, when he retired from politics.

During his time as both NSW Premier and Treasurer, the State recorded the fastest economic growth
rate in the country, the lowest jobless rate, undertook the largest infrastructure program in the
State’s history, delivered record level building approvals, and the budget went into surplus whilst
retaining its AAA credit rating.

In 1989, Mike started his career as a NAB graduate in Sydney. He went on to hold senior roles in
NAB’s Corporate and Institutional Banking team in Australia and London, including Global
Relationship Manager and Head of Debt Capital Market Originations based in London.
He was a Senior Corporate Finance Manager at Deutsche Bank and Head of Corporate and
Institutional Banking
at HSBC in Australia and New Zealand.

Mike is passionate about family, sport and looking after community’s most vulnerable. He sits on the
Boards of the International College of Management, Surfing NSW and Cricket Australia, and is an
ambassador for Bear Cottage and Southern Youth Family Services.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from the University of Sydney and a DipCS Regent College
Vancouver, Canada
. He has also completed executive management courses at Harvard and Duke

Mike's Presentations

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21 September 2020 11:10 am
Plenary Room
Chief Executive Address

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