State General Manager, WA Commercial Banking / Westpac Banking Corporation
Jay Watson is a career banker, having worked for Westpac for almost 40 years. Mr Watson has been fortunate to have worked in every State and Territory in Australia, and has the benefit of honing his banking skills through diverse geographies and industries.
He takes an active interest in the future direction of Western Australia and is active with the Committee for Perth and its present project, Bigger and Better beyond the Boom which is working to build strategies and recommendation in regards to broadening the economy of WA. Previously Mr Watson was a member of Filling the Pool, a deep dive on gender imbalance and strategies to improve career opportunities for the female workforce. Additionally he has been involved with Chamber of Commerce WA and its Business Advisory Board. He is a regular contributor to CEDA forums and is a Trustee to CEDA.