Mr Geoff Culbert
President and Chief Executive Officer
General Electric Australia & New Zealand
Geoff is President & CEO, GE Australia and New Zealand, where he is responsible for GE’s suite of businesses in the region including Oil & Gas, Power & Water, Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation, Capital and Lighting. Geoff joined GE in 2002 as the General Counsel for GE Capital, A&NZ. In 2007 Geoff moved to Japan to take on the role as General Counsel for GE Capital Asia, leading a team of 60 lawyers across Japan, Korea, Greater China, India, SEA, A&NZ. In 2011 he relocated to Hong Kong to take on the role of General Counsel for GE’s Global Growth Organisation, where he led a team of over 150 legal and compliance professionals across Asia, Africa, Eastern and Western Europe, Middle East, Latin America, Canada and Russia/CIS.
Geoff graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1992 with a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Law (Hons). Before joining GE he worked in private practice for 10 years in Australia, Europe and Asia, specialising in international banking and finance.