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Carmella Galasso





the greatest achievement one can attain in their personal or professional lives.

Mentor of the Year.

Carmella Galasso, is the NSW and ACT head for one of the largest sectors within the ANZ Banking Group- Small Business. She has underpinned her career with the traits that are seldom found in the leaders we need today. Her colleagues, staff members and mentee’s see the relentless dedication and focus she invests in the next generation of women leaders.

Women in Management. 

Focusing on the needs of those around her, and not on her own ambitions, she has excelled in her career. Leading true change in both the management and mentor landscape.

Driving Change. 

The authentic leadership she has given her team, her industry and the corporate sphere in general has earned her Mentor of the Year at the 2018 Women Finance awards and a finalist in 2019- but her true success is seen every day in the achievements of those who surround her.

“Mentorship is one of the greatest achievements in both my personal and professional life.”

The Details

expert offering

  • Keynote Speaking – Leadership Management, Career Navigation, Motivation 
  • Corporate Speaking – Leadership and Management teams, Company wide
  • Expert Commentary – Women in Business, Mentorship, Leadership, Work life Balance
  • Mentorship – Mentor Program Coaching

I see mentoring not as an extension of my role — but as a duty.

Carmella owns her ‘people first’ culture approach to business and is instrumental in enriching the leadership landscape of tomorrow. Running the Women in Management program at ANZ- it is her time invested which is most impressive- ensuring the tools, confidence and personal encouragement are accessible to aspiring leaders across all industries.

Carmella’s story is truly inspiring from her success within the finance industry, to raising a family, to overcoming breast cancer. An expert, role model and teacher.

Opes Industrial

  • CEO of Opes Industrial

ANZ Banking Group

  • Head of Small Business Banking, NSW and ACT
  • Head of Small Business, Greater Sydney
  • State Manager — 3rd Party Relationships, Commercial Banking
  • District Executive — Business Banking
  • Regional Sales Manager- Corporate Banking

Women in Finance Awards

  • Female Mentor of the Year 2018
  • Female Mentor of the Year Finalist 2019

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