Author: Andrew Cairns

After more than 30 years working in the corporate sector, Community Sector Banking CEO Andrew Cairns believes that business can, and should be a force for good. Andrew joined Community Sector Banking, Australia’s not-for-profit banking specialist, as its CEO in March 2016, after a long career working nationally and internationally across a variety of industries – from manufacturing and the service industry to telecommunications, including 15 years within the Bendigo & Adelaide Bank Group. Passionate about community and social justice, Andrew saw in the role a compelling opportunity to both do good business and be a good business. A firm believer in social responsibility and contributing where you can, Andrew is actively engaged in the not-for-profit and community sectors. He is a Director of Haven; Home, Safe which provides not only critical shelter, but social, physical and mental support to those in need, and serves as Chair of the Coliban Water Authority, a life essential service for communities. He lives in Harcourt in regional Victoria with his wife and two sons.