Career

Colin Neave is Customer Fairness Advisor reporting to Chief Executive Office Shayne Elliott.

Colin is passionate about fair and responsible banking and helps guide and inform decisions within the bank to ensure we treat our retail, small business and wealth customers fairly.20082

He has had a distinguished career in the law, consumer affairs and government administration and has served as Chairman of the Commonwealth Consumer Affairs Advisory Council between 1997 and 2013, and as President of the Administrative Review Council.

Colin was appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia in June 2005 for service to public administration and to the banking and finance industry, particularly through dispute resolution. 

Key Dates

2012
Commonwealth Ombudsman
2010
Vice Chair and member of the Australian Press Council
2008
Chief Ombudsman of the Financial Ombudsman Service
2005
Chairperson of the Legal Services Board of Victoria
1996
Australian Banking and Financial Services Industry Ombudsman
1994
Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department
1993
Managing Director of the Legal Aid Commission of NSW
1990
Secretary of the Victorian Attorney-General's Department
1987
Director-General of the South Australian Department of Public and Consumer Affairs
1982
General Counsel and Company Secretary AMI-Toyota LTD
1967
Solicitor in private practice