Mike McKensey

Mike McKensey

Job Title: Director eCommerce

Company: Westpac Institutional Bank

Mike McKensey is a Director within the Financial Markets business of Westpac’s Institutional Bank. Mike’s current role is focused on transitioning the Financial Markets business to a data driven business. Current initiatives include:

  • Using data to drive value through forecasting;
  • Improving the capture and access to business data to improve business decision making; and
  • Using data, automation and a robust analytics environment to centralise and improve decision making.

Prior to this role Mike was the Head of Carbon and Renewable Trading at Westpac. Trading carbon in Europe, Australia and New Zealand Westpac was voted the Best Carbon Trader in Australasia by its customers and peers between 2010 and 2012 (inclusive).

Mike has a Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney.

Speaking at the following:

14:50 - 15:25
Discussion Group: Extracting Maximum Value from Data Assets

How can data help you make the right business decisions for the right reasons? Monetising your data assets for competitive advantage. How to truly drive insights to action: core ingredients and strategies to deploy.

14:30 - 15:05
Discussion Group: Operationalising Analytics to Drive Value

Operationalising Analytics: Ways to speed up the time to value of data programs and projects. How to encourage a culture of test and learn with ‘fast-fail’ KPI to foster learning and enable innovation? Sharing experiences on the journey to date, challenges, wins and future direction.