Josh Foster’s career in banking and financial services and asset finance spans more than 20 years, during which time he has worked for ANZ and Esanda, Fleet Partners, CIT Australia Pty Ltd and currently for Australia’s largest bank, Commonwealth Bank.
During his time in financial services, Josh has held senior roles in asset finance, property finance, transaction banking, customer acquisition management, cash flow lending and general banking.
Josh has held senior roles across a number of organisations including ANZ/Esanda, CIT Australia Pty Ltd and Fleet Partners before joining the Commonwealth Bank in March 2009 as Head of Asset Finance.
In February 2023 Josh was appointed to the position of General Manager, Regional and Agribusiness Banking (RAB) where he leads a team of over 100 dedicated sales and service professionals across Southern NSW and ACT located in regional New South Wales and the ACT. RAB provide a comprehensive range of services to small business, corporate and agribusiness customers located in regional Australia. The business consists of a number of diverse sales and service teams, along with operational and support teams, with over 500 people located in over 70 sites across Australia.
Prior to joining RAB Josh was responsible for five business banking centres across Sydney who supported the banking needs of over 5,000 businesses with turnover up to $30m, offering a comprehensive range of products and services designed to meet business requirements including transaction banking, cash flow, capital, wealth, risk management and trade finance. The businesses covered a range of industries with customers from retail, manufacturing and professional services through to health and not for profit.
Josh was educated at Castle Hill High School and has a Master of Business Administration in Accounting from Deakin University. Josh is married with two daughters and two sons, enjoys being active and spending time with his family, mountain biking, hiking and any type of watersport. He is also an AFL tragic and follows Hawthorn.