Lyn McGrath


Lyn McGrath
CEW Member

Executive General Manager, Wealth Management Advice
Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Lyn McGrath is Executive General Manager of Commonwealth Bank’s Wealth Management Advice division, a direct report to a divisional chief executive of an ASX10 publicly listed company. She is a director of Commonwealth Financial Planning Limited, Financial Wisdom Limited, Count Financial Limited, BW Financial Advice Limited and Commonwealth Private Limited.

Prior to her current appointment in 2016, Lyn was Executive General Manager, Retail Sales for CBA, leading a team of over 11,000 people across Australia, the UK and China. Her earlier career was spent with St. George Bank, Country Energy and Colonial First State Bank.

In addition to her CBA directorships, Lyn currently sits on the board of the Australian Digital Health Agency and is a committee member of Evidence for Learning, a joint initiative with Social Ventures Australia and CBA.

Lyn holds a Bachelor of Arts from Macquarie University, an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management as well as a Diploma in Public Relations (Hons). She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Senior Fellow with FINSIA and a Fellow with the Australian Institute of Management.

In 2012, Lyn was named in the top 100 in the Australian Financial Review’s Women of Influence. In 2014, she was the architect of CBA’s Executive Manager (EM) Leader of the Future program. And in 2015, she was involved in the launch of a female sponsorship program (WISE Women) for eight high potential women, each of whom has since been promoted, moved into a new role or expanded their responsibilities. Lyn is a member of CBA’s Gender Diversity Steering Group.

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