Marshall Pacific Rim Business Forum


soeryadjaya_edwin                                    David O’Callaghan

                                    Advisor, Tun Foundation Bank



David O’Callaghan is currently a consultant/Advisor to Tun Foundation Bank based in Yangon Myanmar. Over his 44 years in the banking industry he has worked for a number of banks in the countries of New Zealand, Samoa, Thailand and now Myanmar.

Commencing his banking career in 1970 in New Zealand he went through various positions within the Bank of New Zealand. Resigning from there is 1993 he has since worked with Countrywide Bank, a subsidiary of Bank of Scotland, National Bank of New Zealand, a subsidiary of Lloyds TSB and the ANZ Banking Group in General Management positions.

In 2006 David resigned from the position of General Manager Branch Banking to take a role with Bangkok Bank PLC in Thailand to assist with the development of their retail banking operation which at that time had over 1,000 branches.

After 6 years he returned to New Zealand. He was then approached to take up a role with Tun Foundation Bank to assist it with the development and growth as it comes back into the world scene following years of seclusion.