Antonia Watson


Antonia is Managing Director – Retail and Business Banking at ANZ Banking New Zealand Limited, where she is responsible for ANZ’s network of retail branches, contact centres and banking specialists who take care of over two million consumer and small business customers. She has been at ANZ since 2009‚ firstly as ANZ New Zealand’s Financial Controller and more recently as Chief Financial Officer.

Antonia also worked for Morgan Stanley for 13 years, most recently in Hungary where she was General Manager of their business services and technology centre that served North America and Europe. She also worked for Morgan Stanley in Sydney and London, and started her career at KPMG in Auckland.

Antonia is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, a director of UDC Finance Limited and ANZ Investments Limited and sponsor of ANZ’s Indian Networking Group. She is a member and graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.