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The best people, underpinned by leading technology and category breaking processes. Judo Bank’s unique, ‘high-touch, high-tech’ model provides Australian SME businesses with an industry leading offering big banks just can’t deliver.

Judo culture

We’re proud to have our growth performance recognised by The Financial Times – with Judo Bank ranked #4 in The Top 500 High-Growth Companies Asia Pacific and also being ranked number one in our industry category!

What’s key to our growth? Never straying from our purpose to be Australia’s most trusted SME business bank, and commitment to back Australian SMEs with the funding they need and the service they deserve.

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Our values

Our Judo Bank values drive our culture and support our purpose to become Australia’s most trusted SME business bank.

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We are a challenger business bank determined to lead the way forward. We own our decisions, and we do what we say.

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We are building a strong bank delivering successful outcomes. We strive to make today better, stronger and more productive than yesterday.

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The sum of the whole is greater than its parts. A one-to-one relationship bank that works hand in hand with our customers.

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Trust is the foundation of our business and core to our relationships. We value trust above all else, without it we lose our purpose.

Judo Strategy is the art of using size and agility to outwit larger opponents. Judo Bank is built to be fast and nimble, helping our customers capitalise on the right opportunities, opportunities they might otherwise have missed.

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The Board and management of Judo share a common belief that effective governance and valuable oversight are key to a successful enterprise.


Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director


Chief Risk Officer

Lisa F

Chief Operating Officer


General Counsel and Company Secretary

Andrew L

Chief Financial Officer

Jess L

Chief People and Culture Officer


Chief Third Party Officer



John Fraser2

Non-Executive Independent Director

 Manda Trautwein

Non-Executive Independent Director

 Mette Schepers

Non-Executive Independent Director

Jennifer Douglas

Non-Executive Independent Director

David Hornery

Non-Executive Director

Mal McHutchinson

Non-Executive Director


Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director