John Hatton
Head of Governance & Board Advice

John joined Oppeus in 2013 as Lead Advisor on Corporate Governance and Board Advisory matters. He served as Company Secretary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia from April 1994 until July 2013, leading a Secretariat team of 20 responsible for the secretariat functions of the Bank and the Commonwealth Bank Group of approximately 500 companies in Australia and various off-shore jurisdictions.

Prior to his Company Secretary role, John was a solicitor with the Bank’s Legal Department and was involved in large commercial transactions, including aircraft leveraged leasing, project financing and infrastructure projects.