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MR JOSEPH RIZK OAM
Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors, Fellow, Australian Institute of Management, Doctor of Letters:D.Litt. (Western Sydney University)
Joseph is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Arab Bank Australia Limited.
He is a Director of the Australian Lebanese Chamber of Commerce as well as a Board Member of the Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He is Chair of the Italian Opera Foundation Association and a member of the Powerhouse Capital Campaign Committee. Joseph is a Director of the James Martin Institute for Public Policy. He has also served as Director of The Westmead Institute for Medical Research (2014–17) as well as President of Westmead Medical Research Foundation (2014-17).
Joseph has 50 years of corporate, commercial, and international banking and finance experience along with a wide range of leadership positions across the banking industry. Aside from his work in banking and finance, Joseph is committed to community welfare, charitable contributions and supporting our Melkite Church and community and the wider community through his philanthropy and charitable works.
Joseph received the Medal of the Order of Australia for his services to banking and the community in 2015 and the Member of the Order of Australia, Honours for his service to the not-for-profit sector, banking, and commerce in 2022. Joseph was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Letters from Western Sydney University, in 2022.
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