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Sean West

Sean is an experienced financial services executive with over 20 years’ experience across financial advice, investment management, life insurance, private banking and wealth platforms. Working within Macquarie’s Banking and Financial Services group, Sean leads Macquarie’s wealth management division. Wealth management includes our wealth solutions business, partnering with financial advisers and financial institutions to build better businesses, and our private banking business, providing trusted advice to HNW families. Sean works with an experienced and committed team of professionals that help safeguard the long-term financial wellbeing of clients. Prior to Macquarie, Sean held a range of senior executive roles in financial services across Australia and Asia.


He is a Non-Executive Director of the Financial Services Council (FSC). The FSC is a leading peak body which sets mandatory standards and develops policy for more than 100 member companies in one of Australia’s largest industry sectors, financial services. He is also a Non-Executive Director, and Deputy Chair, of the Black Dog Institute, a translational research institute that aims to reduce the incidence of mental illness and the stigma around it, to actively reduce suicide rates and empower everyone to live the most mentally healthy lives possible.


Sean holds a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm), he is a Chartered Accountant (CA) and a member of the Australia Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

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