The Pension Board Is made up of a Board, its Investment Committee and a staff of 16 employees.

The Pension Board
The Very Reverend L A 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.

Mr M A Gaskin
Merv is a Solicitor. As the only lawyer on the Board he provides specific knowledge on legislation affecting the Board. Merv was appointed by the Standing Committee of the General Synod/te Hinota Whanui and has been on the Board since 1986.

Mr B G O'Donovan
Brendan is a professional director with over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry. His most recent corporate role was as Chief Economist of Westpac Banking Group NZ. He is Trustee for a number of superannuation funds and serves as an adviser to Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee. Brendan was appointed to the Board by the Standing Committee of General Synod/te Hinota Whanui as the Board’s Licensed Independent Trustee from 1 April 2017.

The Venerable D M 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 T R 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 H D 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.

The Reverend V A Sykes
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.

Mr D S 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 I R 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 commercial law.

Mr D J Baskerville
Don is a business consultant with over 25 years experience in the superannuation industry. He is an associate actuary.

Mr B G O'Donovan
Brendan is a professional director with over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He is currently engaged by Parliament’s Finance & Expenditure Committee to provide specialist advice on monetary policy and financial stability. Brendan is the Licensed Independent Trustee on the Board.

Mr K H 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 D S 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 H D 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.

Management
Mr M F 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.