Vittoria Shortt


Vittoria has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of ASB Bank since February 2018.

Leading a team of more than 5,900 people, Vittoria is focused on accelerating progress for all New Zealanders. This includes considering the social, environmental and financial wellbeing of our customers and communities in the way we operate. This builds on ASB’s 176 year history in supporting a more resilient and sustainable New Zealand.

Vittoria has over 20 years’ experience in banking since joining ASB’s parent company, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) in 2002. Vittoria’s career began in New Zealand, working in Corporate Finance and Mergers and Acquisitions with Deloitte and Carter Holt Harvey.

Vittoria holds a Bachelor of Management Studies majoring in Accounting and Finance from Waikato University and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia and New Zealand.

Vittoria is currently Chair of the New Zealand Bankers’ Association. She is also a member of Global Women in New Zealand and Chief Executive Women in Australia reinforcing her strong advocacy of diversity and inclusion and mentoring women.