CA, B.Bus, GAICD
Alana joined Great Southern Bank in July 2020 as Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for managing the Group’s accounting, treasury and treasury settlements, regulatory reporting, capital management, tax, and corporate finance practices.
She has extensive experience in financial services garnered over the last two decades in senior positions at Suncorp, with leadership roles in its general insurance, banking and wealth divisions in Australia and New Zealand. During her time at Suncorp, Alana gained broad experience in audit, risk, financial accounting, management accounting, decision support and shared services roles.
In her last role as Chief Financial Officer for Corporate Services at Suncorp, Alana led a large team responsible for the general ledger system and processes, statutory and regulatory reporting, performance management, taxation, investment operations and risk and governance.
Prior to this, her previous roles at Suncorp included the Chief Financial Officer for Suncorp’s Banking and Wealth division, the Executive General Manager of Internal Audit, and Chief Financial Officer of Vero, a Suncorp general insurance subsidiary based in New Zealand.
Alana holds a Bachelor of Business degree from the University of Southern Queensland and is a Chartered Accountant and Graduate of the Institute of Company Directors.