Mike Baird is CEO of HammondCare. His prior career includes key roles on the NAB executive leadership team as Chief Customer Officer – Corporate and Institutional Banking (2017-2018) and Chief Customer Officer – Consumer Banking (2018 – 2020).
Before this, Mike was the 44th Premier of New South Wales. He entered state politics in 2007 and held several shadow ministries before serving as Treasurer from 2011-2014, and Premier from 2014 to January 2017, when he retired from politics. During his time as Premier and Treasurer, NSW recorded the fastest economic growth rate in the country, the lowest jobless rate, undertook the largest infrastructure program in the State’s history, delivered record level building approvals, and the budget went into surplus whilst retaining its AAA credit rating.
Mike is passionate about family, sport and looking after community’s most vulnerable. He is a director of Surfing NSW and Cricket Australia, and is a member of the ANU Council, and is an ambassador for Bear Cottage and Southern Youth Family Services.