Anita Arbogast is the Executive Director of the Centre for Business Analytics at Melbourne Business School. Her responsibilities include the Centre’s strategy, operation and engaging with industry to partner with organisations looking to accelerate data-driven decision-making and gain a unique competitive advantage in the business analytics ecosystem.

Anita previously led Commonwealth Bank’s Institutional Banking and Markets’ Education client coverage team, driving 30% portfolio growth in two years and acting as the sole lead arranger in the world’s first certified Green Bond for the university sector in the US Private Placement market.

Anita spent 15 years of her career in the US in leadership roles at GE Capital and most recently at MIT’s Sloan School of Management before returning to Australia in 2016. She holds an MBA from University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne.