Greg Medcraft

Chairman, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)

Greg MedcraftGreg Medcraft is respected across global financial markets with up to 30 years experience in investment banking and in financial markets across Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas. He is passionate about strengthening consumers' financial literacy capabilities so they are confident and well-informed investors.

Greg Medcraft was appointed ASIC Chairman on 13 May 2011 for a five-year term, commencing on 13 May 2011.

Greg joined as ASIC Commissioner in February 2009. Greg's regulatory responsibilities include Investment Banking, Investment Managers, Super Funds and Financial Advisers.

Prior to joining ASIC, Greg was Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at the Australian Securitisation Forum (ASF).

Greg spent nearly 30 years in Investment Banking at Société Générale in Australia, Asia, Europe and Americas. More recently, he was the Managing Director and Global Head of Securitisation, based in New York.

In 2002, Greg co-founded of the American Securitization Forum and was its Chairman from 2005 until 2007 when he returned to Australia. The American Securitization Forum is an industry group representing some 350-member institutions comprising all major stakeholders in the US$1 trillion US securitisation market. In January 2008, he was appointed Chairman Emeritus of the American Forum and remains a member of that Board and Management committee.

Last updated: 22 Jun 2016