Ashley drives the strategic direction and engagement of Westpac Group's Consumer Bank with youth and millennials. Before this, he headed up Innovation, Strategy and Digital at St.George Banking Group. In 2013, Ashley was selected to be part of the World Economic Forum's Young Global Shaper Community, a network of young people who are exceptionally driven to make a contribution to their communities - a role that has put Ashley at the forefront of social change trends globally. Ashley holds a BE in Civil Engineering from the University of Auckland. He worked as an engineer before spending five years as a management consultant in number of industries including aviation, media and retail across Australasia, the US, Europe and the UK.