Deepa Matthew – President AIBC SA
Deepa is currently the President of the Australia India Business Council (AIBC) for SA – elected in 2020 to current. Former Vice President and Management Committee Member for AIBC SA 2014 – 2018. She is also active outside her professional life in the current and past positions – Board of KESAB (Keep South Australia Beautiful )2018- current; Treasurer Rotary Club of Prospect 2019-2020; Volunteer team Leader – Influencers Church Australia; Committee Greek Fire Appeal – 2018; Management Committee Indian Association of South Australia 2016/2017;Youth Ambassador of South Australia, India Australia Business and Community Awards 2016.
Deepa Mathew is the Franchisee Principal at Aussie Home loans Firle. Before starting up the Business as the Franchisee at Aussie Firle, Deepa was at the Commonwealth Bank for twelve years in various roles, Deepa worked her way up from a Teller to Senior management, with her roles being , Lending manager, Branch manager, Relief Area manager, Manager Retail Lending, Manager Deal Desk SA/NT, in all these roles Deepa not only managed large teams and Businesses, also was pivotal in a successful pilot with digital transformation in SA / NT with the Commonwealth Bank, which rolled out nationally within the Commonwealth Bank, in her last role as Private Banker, she managed portfolio’s of high network clients and their business . During her time in the CBA, she completed her Master’s in Business administration and started Lecturing at Torrens University Australia since 2017. She currently conducts Lectures for the MBA subjects. She also consulted for the Institute of Banking and Business Management Papua New Guinea in 2020.
Deepa was awarded the prestigious IABCA 2016 Youth Ambassador. She was instrumental in introducing Women in Business Chapter for the AIBC SA. She has had over a decade of experience in finance and international education sector and instrumental in establishing global collaborations and strategic partnerships and is an inspirational and passionate leader and entrepreneur.