Dr. David Morgan

Chairman for JCF Europe and Asia-Pacific


Dr. Morgan is Chairman for JCF Europe and Asia Pacific, and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Prior to joining the firm in 2008, Dr. Morgan served as CEO of Westpac Banking Corporation, a global top 20 bank, from 1999 to 2008. Before becoming CEO in 1999, he held various executive roles at Westpac, including Managing Director, Westpac Financial Services; Group Executive, Retail Banking; and Group Executive, Institutional and Investment Banking. Dr. Morgan’s experience prior to Westpac was primarily in the government and financial sectors, having begun his career working for the International Monetary Fund in the 1970s. During the 1980s, Dr. Morgan worked for the Australian Federal Treasury, where he was appointed Senior Deputy Secretary.

Dr. Morgan is a former Head of the Australian Bankers Association. He serves on the Supervisory Boards of HSH Nordbank AG and the Board of Director of Castle Trust. He also serves as a Senior Advisor to Shinsei Bank, Limited.

Dr. Morgan holds a degree in Economics (1st Class Honors) from La Trobe University. He also holds an M.Sc. with Distinction and Ph.D. in Economics from the London School of Economics. In 2009, he was made an Officer of the Order of Australia for service to the finance sector, corporate social responsibility and economic reform.