Cynthia Scott

Cynthia is the Group CEO for Zip Co.

As the Chief Executive Officer, Cynthia is responsible for the Americas, Australian and New Zealand businesses of Zip, a leading consumer finance company providing fair and seamless solutions that simplify how people pay. Previously, Cynthia was the Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer at Scentre Group and Group Executive responsible for Telstra’s New Business portfolio. Previous roles at Telstra include Group Managing Director of Strategic Finance (Strategy, M&A, Treasury and Investor Relations), and responsibility for Telstra’s international operations. Prior to Telstra, Cynthia spent over 20 years in investment banking, most recently at Barclays where her roles included Regional head of Debt Capital Markets in Hong Kong and CEO of Australia and New Zealand. 

Cynthia is a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Uniti Group, and was previously Chair of Foxtel, Telstra Ventures and Autohome, a NYSE-listed Chinese technology company. She has also been a member of the Australian Advisory Board for Room to Read and served on the Board of the Sydney Women’s Fund.