Paul Clark


  • Strategy and Communication
  • Performance Improvement and People Leadership
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Financial Restructuring
  • Organisational Restructures and Change Management
  • Sales Leadership and Project Management.


Paul Clark is a corporate advisor who specialises in performance improvement, cultural change and strategy. He is currently Chairman of Melbourne Water, a director of the Victorian Water Industry Association and on the advisory board of Salta Properties. He has been on a number of subsidiary company boards of National Australia Bank, MLC and Bankwest.

Paul is a highly qualified and experienced CEO/ Director who has led large business units in a diverse range of businesses/ disciplines focused on turning around underperforming business units or creating new businesses through significant cultural and structural change.

In his executive career he has worked in three of the big four accounting firms and has been Chief Executive of the Corporate and Business Banks at NAB and Bankwest. He has led teams of up to 3,500 people across Australia, controlled a business which made $1.7 billion profit per year, driven significant cultural and organisational change and rapidly grown businesses.

His broader leadership and business and strategic capabilities have been developed through a number of demanding turnaround roles and refined through an Executive MBA and post graduate studies at INSEAD. He has also developed an understanding on the importance of communicating clearly to key decision makers through his appointment to subsidiary company boards and cross-functional task forces and steering groups. Earlier roles in corporate reconstruction and advisory at both Coopers and Lybrand (Now PWC) and KPMG have developed strong business acumen, risk and financial capabilities.

He has focused on creating high performing teams by developing clear and simple strategies based on understanding what customers wants, what skills the organisation needs and how the organisation can be more effective.


  • Bachelor of Business, Accounting
  • Graduate, AVIRA CEO Program, INSEAD
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Graduate, AICD
  • Senior Fellow, FINSIA
  • Fellow Institute of Chartered Accountants

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