Dr. Leonie Lethbridge
Dr Leonie Lethbridge is Chief Operating Officer and Executive General Manager at Commercial Bank, Qatar. Leonie brings deep transformation and innovation capability to the role and has oversight of Commercial Bank’s innovation entity – CB Innovation Services. Dr Lethbridge’s leadership experience also extends to Board roles including as a member of the Board of Directors both at Alternatif Bank and Alternatif Lease company, in Turkey.
Leonie joined Commercial Bank in July 2017 from ANZ Royal Bank, the leading international bank in Cambodia, where she served as Chief Executive Officer from 2016 to 2017. In her 15 years at ANZ, Dr Lethbridge served in senior roles across developed and emerging markets, including as a CEO, COO and CRO. Dr Lethbridge was previously a management consultant, advising clients in the financial services, manufacturing and telecommunication sectors. Her career also includes executive roles in the manufacturing industry in Australia and Asia in a range of organisations and she has also acted in numerous advisory positions for both government and private sector organisations.
She holds a PhD from Swinburne University of Technology and a Master’s Degree in Applied Science from RMIT University.