About Mark Sawyer
Mark has 15+ years of experience in financial services, covering retail & commercial banking, payments, financial planning, foreign exchange and risk management.
In his current role Mark is accountable for the operations of Catholic Super’s 100% owned bank, MyLife MyFinance, covering product management, distribution, deposit & lending operations, risk & compliance, finance & treasury and technology. Mark supports the Executive with the development and implementation of strategic initiatives and plays an active role in engaging with both the bank’s Board and regulator, APRA.
Mark has a proven ability at developing teams and leading them through complex change initiatives by creating an inclusive and engaging environment. He is also highly effective at developing strong relationships with stakeholders through open and transparent engagement.
In 2018 Mark was awarded the 2017 FINSIA Australian Young Finance Professional Award, having also been awarded category winner of the Operations Project and Leadership Young Professional of the Year. As overall winner, Mark was awarded the Hugh DT Williamson scholarship to undertake further professional studies. Mark served on FINSIA’s Victorian Regional Council between 2018-19.
As Chair of The Pinnacle Foundation’s Victorian Committee, Mark takes a keen interest in supporting the LGBTIQ+ community.
Mark holds an MBA from the Melbourne Business School and commerce and science degrees from the University of Auckland. He also holds an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning and a Diploma in Project Management.
Mark is a Chartered Banker, a Fellow of FINSIA, and is a signatory to the Banking and Finance Oath.