Ewen Stafford joined Australia Post in August 2010 and is the Group Chief Operating Officer, leading the Corporate & Commercial Services division of Australia Post.

This business unit incorporates Enterprise Corporate & Government Sales, Finance & Customer Operations, Assurance, Investment Management, Property & Procurement, Business Optimisation & Efficiency and Commercial Development.

After beginning his career at KPMG, Ewen completed his MBA and moved into the property industry working for Colliers International in Adelaide and then Sydney. He subsequently moved to MLC in the life insurance and funds management industry, predominantly as Chief Financial Officer. In 2004 Ewen moved into the banking side of NAB, where he was Chief Financial Officer of NAB's Australian operations and subsequently became Chief Operating Officer with a similar portfolio of units as he leads at Australia Post.

Ewen has proven experience in leading and executing large and complex business transformations to position organisations for future success. Key to this is his strong focus to attract and develop talented individuals and teams and to build a highly engaged and capable workforce.

Ewen has a Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy from the University of South Australia, a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Adelaide, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia.