Joseph Lau

Director - Project Finance @ Commonwealth Bank

Over the last 10 years at CBA, Joseph has been involved in analysis and development of over 500 financial models across all sectors of project finance including PPPs, Infrastructure, Utilities, mining and Oil & Gas.

Joseph graduated from the University of Sydney with PhD in Pure Mathematics in 1997. He spent 5 years with Mercer Finance & Risk Consulting, where he was involved in a diverse range of projects, including the auditing of over 100 project and structured finance models, and providing advice on lease optimisation.

Prior to joining CBA, Joseph was a Vice President at JPMorgan Chase Trust Services, where he was responsible for a team that develops and maintains over 100 waterfall models for the administration of securitisation transactions in Australia, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and London.

Joseph was crowned Financial Modelling World Champion as winner of the 2015 International ModelOff competition.