Swati Dave

Advisory Board Chair, Centre for Australia-India Relations

Swati Dave is an experienced CEO and non-executive Director with an established track record of successfully leading and transforming businesses covering domestic and international markets. 

She was most recently the Managing Director and CEO at Export Finance Australia from 2017 to 2022, where she successfully led a significant business and cultural transformation to make the organisation more impactful and inclusive. 

Swati has over 30 years of banking and financial sector experience across a number of sectors, including infrastructure, natural resources, energy and utilities, renewable energy and property. She has held senior roles at National Australia Bank, Deutsche Bank, AMP Henderson Global Investors, Bankers Trust and Westpac. 

Swati currently serves as Deputy Chair on the Asia Society Australia Board and as a member of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority Board; and is an independent member of the QIC Global Infrastructure Investment Committee. She previously served as an Advisory Board member on the National Foundation for Australia-China Relations, as a Director of State Super, Australian Hearing, Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (USA) and the NAB Wealth Responsible Entity Boards.