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CEO Shayne Elliott (centre) spends a moment in quiet reflection as he heads to the early morning results rehearsal.

On Friday 5 May, ANZ announced financial results for the half year ended 31 March 2023.


During the day members of ANZ’s Executive Committee and Investor Relations team spent time preparing and brief investors, the media and ANZ employees.


These images provide a behind the scenes look at how it all unfolded, from early morning arrival, rehearsals, analyst briefing and media interviews.

An early start for all: ANZ Chief Executive Officer Shayne Elliott (centre) and Group General Manager of Communications & Public Affairs Tony Warren listen to Group Executive, Institutional Mark Whelan.

(l to r) Elizabeth Rudall, Head of Corporate Communications, Institutional; Amanda Schultz, Media & Public Relations Manager; CEO Shayne Elliott and Claudia Filer, Public Relations Advisor during an early morning interview with Bloomberg Television.

The morning of the announcement still involves refining the message: Group Executive, Institutional Mark Whelan engages with Institutional Chief Financial Officer Michael Prosser before the rehearsal.

Discussing the numbers from every angle: Executive Manager, Investor Relations Cameron Davis (centre) makes a point to Shayne Elliott (left) and Chief Financial Officer Farhan Faruqui (right).

Executive Committee members watch on: (R –L) Mark Whelan, Group Executive Institutional; Kevin Corbally, Group Chief Risk Officer and Maile Carnegie, Group Executive Australia Retail.

CEO Shayne Elliott (left) finds a moment to relax during the build up to the analyst briefing, flanked by Group General Manager Investor Relations Jill Campbell and CFO Farhan Faruqui.

CEO Shayne Elliott goes over the final figures with CFO Farhan Faruqui.

One last huddle: CFO Farhan Faruqui goes over final details with colleagues from investor relations and finance.

Results time: CEO Shayne Elliott and CEO Farhan Faruqui explain the result to investors and analysts.

The results announced, CEO Shayne Elliott briefs the media, including a television interview with Sky News.

CEO Shayne Elliott (centre) and CFO Farhan Faruqui brief ANZ staff in a live webcast, flanked by Anna Corr, Global Head of Research & Analysis at ANZ Institutional.


Photos by: Arsineh Houspian

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