Mr Maitland is a former executive director of ANZ Banking Group with a background in international finance whose banking experience had extend beyond Australasia to cover Asia, the Sub Continent, the Middle East, Europe and America. His experience has had include business expansion, internal and external consulting, treasury projects and international political agendas. As chief executive of ANZ Bank for New Zealand, he was in charge to the local board for that country's operations. He has been a non-executive director of a number of publicly-listed ASX companies and Government bodies covering a range of activities including property services, mining, banking, asset management and health. He is a former chairman of Ballarat Goldfields NL, director of Lihir Gold Ltd and Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank).