President and CEO, GE Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea
About Geoff Culbert
Geoff is President & CEO, GE Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, where he is responsible for GE’s suite of businesses in the region including Oil & Gas, Power & Water, Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation, Capital and Appliances & Lighting. Geoff joined GE in 2002 as the General Counsel for GE Capital, Australia and New Zealand. In 2007 Geoff moved to Japan to take on the role as General Counsel for GE Capital Asia, leading a team of 60 lawyers across Japan, Korea, Greater China, India, SEA, Australia and New Zealand. In 2011 he relocated to Hong Kong to take on the role of General Counsel for GE’s Global Growth Organization, where he led a team of over 150 legal and compliance professionals across Asia, Africa, Eastern and Western Europe, Middle East, Latin America, Canada and Russia/CIS. Geoff graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1992 with a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Law (Honours). Before joining GE he worked in private practice for 10 years in Australia, Europe and Asia, specializing in international banking and finance.