Mr Greg Baxter
Building on a career in technology, strategy and innovation, Mr Greg Baxter is now responsible for leading transformation at some of the largest financial services companies in the world.
Professionally, Mr Baxter specialises in the development and delivery of digital strategy, corporate innovation and business transformation. Now based in New York, Mr Baxter has held senior business, consulting and technology roles across Asia, Europe and North America. He is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer at MetLife, one of the world’s largest global insurers, where he leads their transformation, innovation and advanced technology efforts. Prior to this, Mr Baxter was Managing Director and Global Head of Digital at Citi, the world’s largest international bank, leading their digital transformation globally.
Before transitioning into industry roles, Mr Baxter was a London based Partner and United Kingdom Board member at Booz & Company (formerly Booz Allen Hamilton), a leading management consulting firm. Here he held leadership roles across the financial services, public sector and digital practices. Mr Baxter started his career in Australia as a software engineer and senior project manager with IBM, delivering large technology projects in the financial services industry and managing market leading products.
Mr Baxter is a leading thinker and regular speaker on digital strategy, technology and the impact of disruptive innovation on business, and has been a guest lecturer on strategy at Oxford University, New York University and the American University in Washington.
Mr Baxter has served on the Council (Board member) of Chatham House - the Royal Institute of International Affairs, a leading international affairs think tank. He also serves as an economic advisor to the Governor of Guangdong Province in China and is on the advisory board for Imperial College' Centre for Global Finance and Technology in London.
Mr Baxter graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Computing) degree, and subsequently completed a Masters of Business Administration from The University of Melbourne. An avid athlete, Mr Baxter has represented Australia in Triathlon and Duathlon, including third place age-group finishes at the World Duathlon Championships.
Mr Baxter now lives in New York with his wife and two children.