Tracey Lake

Tracey Lake

Chief People Officer, Great Southern Bank

Tracey joined Great Southern Bank (previously known as CUA)in March 2017 and is responsible for leading the Great Southern BankPeople and Culture strategy to build future capability and drive a high-performing, networked organisation. Her team looks after the delivery of People and Culture services and initiatives including enterprise change, organisational development and capability, performance management, culture and engagement, diversity, talent acquisition, remuneration and benefits, workplace relations, workplace health, safety and well-being.

Tracey has 15years’ experience as a human resources executive, with a breadth of human resources and leadership experience including roles at Allianz Global Assistance, Insurance Australia Group, CGU Insurance and The Consultancy Bureau. Tracey’s experience covers both strategic and operational aspects of human resources including recruitment, talent management, change management, learning and development, employee engagement, OH&S, restructures and integrations.

In her most recent role prior to joining Great Southern Bank, Tracey was Executive General Manager for People, Culture & Community and Strategic Projects at Allianz Global Assistance, playing an integral role in contributing to the strategic plan and operational performance of the business.

Tracey is a member of AustralianHuman Resource Institute and in 2018 she became a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company of Directors.

Great Southern Bank’s strong values and desire to give back to members attracted Tracey to the role. She believes Great Southern Bankoffers a rewarding and energising workenvironment as a result of a continued focus on innovation to engage and serve members.

Outside of Great Southern Bank, Tracey is mum to two children and has two Border Collies. In her spare time, she enjoys playing sport as well as running, cycling, triathlons and 12 Round Functional Fitness. Tracey showed her dedication to the community in late 2017 when she completed a 3-day charity cycling event to western Queensland with Girls Got Heart. As well as raising much needed funds, the event raised awareness for critical health screening checks for residents living in remote parts of Australia.