Michael Saadie is an experienced banker with over 30 years of experience domestically and internationally. He has held key roles at ANZ over 20 plus years leading businesses across Institutional Banking, Wealth Management, Private and Corporate Banking in addition to being appointed Managing Director of ANZ’s Asian businesses in 2007.

He subsequently joined NAB in 2011 and was appointed General Manager NAB Corporate Australia with responsibility for all the major privately-owned companies and publicly listed ASX companies outside the ASX200.

In July 2014 Michael was appointed to lead the NAB UK & Europe operations with responsibility for NAB’s global lines of business in the United Kingdom. This included responsibility for the Corporate, Institutional Business, Financial Markets , Structured Asset Finance, UK Commercial Real Estate as well involvement in the divestment of Clydesdale Yorkshire Bank.

On his return to Australia in February 2017 Michael was appointed Chief Risk Officer for Business and Private Banking and Consumer Bank.

Michael is currently Chairman of JBWere and Executive, Business Banking Australia .

Michael has been involved in racehorse ownership for over 30 years, along with interests in broodmares that supports his breeding interests.