David Hurford is an experienced financial services professional with diverse industry experience. His career with the Westpac Group, spanning 25 years, began in New York in the Institutional Banking Division. He has held a number of executive leadership roles across: Corporate & Institutional Banking; Structured Finance and Securitisation; and Westpac Private Equity. In recent years, he held the roles of Head of Equity Risk and Head of BT Core Risk and Compliance.
He is currently Chief Risk Officer with a Fintech Lender, Get Capital.
David’s private equity experience afforded the opportunity to be involved in a number of entrepreneurial ventures. He particularly enjoys mentoring colleagues and helping them learn and develop.
David holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons) from the University of Adelaide and an MBA from Columbia Business School.