|The Pension Board Is made up of a Board, its Investment Committee and a staff of 16 employees.|
The Pension Board
The Very Reverend Lawrence Kimberley - Chairperson
Lawrence is the Dean of Christchurch Cathedral and a member of the Christchurch Diocesan Pension Committee. Lawrence was appointed by representatives of the Dioceses in New Zealand and has been on the Board since 2000.
The Reverend Vicki Sykes - Deputy Chairperson
Vicki is self-employed and works as a consultant, supervisor, coach, and director on several boards. She was previously Chief Executive of Friendship House, an ecumenical community and social services agency in Manukau, from 1998 to 2015. She has also worked in education and Anglican Parish ministry. Vicki was elected on to the Board by the ordained ministers of the General Synod/te Hinota Whanui in 2016.
Mrs Kerry Burridge
Kerry is an experienced director, senior executive and international consultant who specialises in economic development, banking and finance. She is an independent specialist director on the board of the Bank of Cook Islands, a role she has had since October 2013. She has worked extensively with international aid donors throughout the Pacific Island nations. Kerry was appointed to the Board by the Standing Committee of General Synod/te Hinota Whanui in 2018.
Mr Brendan O'Donovan (Licensed Independent Trustee)
Brendan is a professional director with over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry, notably as Chief Economist for National Bank and Westpac NZ. He is the Chairman of The Co-operative Bank. He is a trustee for a number of superannuation funds, all operating in the mutual or charitable sectors. Brendan was appointed to the Board by the Standing Committee of General Synod/te Hinota Whanui as the Board’s Licensed Independent Trustee on 1 April 2017.
The Venerable Don Rangi QSM
Don retired from public service in 2013 and is engaged as an Ecumenical Chaplain to Maori at Wellington Hospital (CCDHB). He is the Vicar General of Te Hui Amorangi ki te Upoko o te Ika. Don was appointed to the Board by representatives of Te Pihopatanga o Aotearoa in 2016.
Mr Tom Ricketts
Tom has worked in the banking industry for the majority of his professional life. He is currently a trustee of the Diocese of Polynesia, Chairman of HFC Bank and a director of a number of companies in Fiji. He has previously served as Chairman of Telecommunications Fiji Ltd and Deputy Chairman of the Fiji National Provident Fund. Tom was appointed to the Board by the Diocese of Polynesia in 2015.
Mr Hugh Stevens
Hugh has worked in the financial services industry for over 15 years, both in New Zealand and overseas. He is CEO of Smartshares Ltd. Hugh was appointed to the Board in 2015 by the Standing Committee of the General Synod/te Hinota Whanui.
Mr David Wallace
David heads the contemporary wealth management team of a large financial provider. He brings superannuation industry expertise to the Board. David was appointed to the Board by the Standing Committee of the General Synod/te Hinota Whanui and has been on the Board since 2012.
The Investment Committee
Mr Ian Millard QC - Chairperson
Ian has been a member of the Investment Committee for over 20 years. He has been the Chairperson since 1991. He is a QC specialising in
Mr Don Baskerville
Don is a business consultant with over 25 years experience in the superannuation industry. He is an associate actuary.
The Reverend Dr Lyndon Drake
Lyndon is a former Vice-President at Barclays Capital in London where he traded government bonds and interest rate derivatives. He is now the Kaiwhakamana Amorangi for Te Pihopatanga o Te Tai Tokerau and Priest-in-Charge of the Manukau group of Tikanga Maori Anglican churches. Lyndon is a member of the Institute of Directors and has experience in a range of charitable board and trust settings.
Mr Brendan O'Donovan
Brendan has a background in financial markets, banking, monetary policy, financial stability and industry analysis. He has also part-owned, developed and been a director of a number of private companies, particularly in the retirement and child-care sectors. Brendan is a professional Director and is Chairman of The Co-operative Bank.
Mr Kevyn Rendell
Kevyn joined the Investment Committee in May 2009. He has been involved in sharebroking and investment advice to clients since 1976. He is a partner at Gould, Steele & Co.
Mr David Stevens
David is a retired General Manager of a major bank and a retired Executive Director of Workplace Savings New Zealand (formerly ASFONZ). He is a Trustee and Chairman of a large workplace savings scheme and is involved in the management of a number of charitable organisations. David was a member of the Pension Board between 1994 and 2009.
Mr Hugh Stevens
Hugh joined the Investment Committee in February 2015. He has worked in the financial services industry for over 15 years, both in New Zealand and overseas. He is CEO of Smartshares Ltd. Hugh is also a member of the Board.
Mr Mark Wilcox - Chief Executive
Mark joined the Pension Board in October 2013 and has responsibility for managing the day to day operations and strategic leadership of the Board. Mark is a Chartered Accountant and was previously Chief Financial Officer of The Co-operative Bank (formerly PSIS) between 2008 and 2012.