Laz Cotsios joined Australia Post in October 2015 and is the Group Executive, Business Services.
In this role, Laz leads a broad corporate centre function including risk and assurance, group property, technology, information security, procurement & environment, business optimisation & efficiency, and shared services.
Before joining Australia Post, Laz was Medibank's Chief Customer Officer and Group Executive of the Private Health Insurance division. Prior to working at Medibank, Laz had more than 20 years' experience in financial services companies. This included senior executive roles in well-known international and Australian companies, including UBS Wealth Management Australia and Westpac Banking Corporation.
Laz has extensive experience in driving business strategy and developing new business, as well as in improving operational efficiency and customer-centricity for large organisations.
Laz has a Bachelor of Science, Applied Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Adelaide and a Graduate Diploma in Accounting from Flinders University. He has also completed the General Management Program at Harvard Business School and the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD.