Donna Cooper, TSB (New Zealand)
Job title: CEO
Donna Cooper made headlines when she was appointed CEO of TSB in July 2018 - becoming the first female chief executive of the TSB in its 168-year history. Cooper has spent the majority of her career in financial services and it has taken her all around the world. Her past roles include chief executive of The Warehouse Financial Services Group, and director and general manager of Baycorp Holdings (NZ). These New Zealand roles followed more than a decade working internationally with American Express in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, India and Australia. Cooper has a Bachelor in Business, Management and International Business, and studied her Masters in Arts, International Business, at ESC Rennes School of Business in France. She prides herself for successfully driving business transformation, financial growth and creating high performing teams; and agile, modern approach with a focus on evolving technology and global trends.