Chris Blake - Chairman
Chris is a proven transformation leader who has designed and led successful enterprise-wide change connecting Strategy, Brand and Culture.
Chris has built and led high-performing teams to design and implement business and cultural change in consulting and as a leader in Financial Services and at Australia Post. Chris is also a Co-Founder of Culturesmith Pty Ltd.
He joined Latitude Financial Services in 2019 as the Executive General Manager, Corporate Services, where Chris and his team have responsibility for developing and implementing a refreshed strategy, brand and culture to prepare for the rapidly changing financial services landscape.
In his 8 years at Australia Post, he played a leading role in the transformation of the strategy and culture of one of Australia’s most iconic companies from a Government-owned postal business in decline to an innovative eCommerce business with significant growth options.
Chris has also served on a number of Federal Government Reviews and Panels including as a Member of the Prime Minister’s Advisory Group on the Reform of Australian Government Administration (2009). Chris currently serves on the APSC Deputy Secretaries’ Talent Council and in 2018 was a member of the Employment Services Expert Advisory Panel for the Department of Jobs and Small Business reviewing support to the unemployed (where he was Chair of the Digital Sub-Committee). He was Board member of the Australian American Leadership Dialogue.