The NZSA has a number of committees and interest groups to represent its members in particular practice areas, or areas of interest. If you are interested in joining any committee or interest group, please get in touch with us.
Climate Change Interest Group
Convenor: Richard Beauchamp
Committee Members: Andrew Curtin, Daniel Wong, Les Lohmann, Margaret Cantwell, Nicola Thompson, Robert Cole,
Convenor: Jessie McCreary (Newsletter Editor)
Committee Members: Adam Follington, Andrea Gluyas, Jenn Dobinson (Website Editor)
Convenor: Catherine Edgar
Committee Members: Leanne Reynolds, Leck Tham, Nick Warren
CPD Task Force
Convenor: Peter Brown
Committee Members: Andrea Gluyas, Catherine Johnstone, Ian Perera, Jenn Dobinson, John Smeed, Paul Rhodes and Ross Simmonds
Enterprise Risk Management
Convenor: Anagha Pasche
Committee Members: Charmaine Green, Richard Johnson, Scott Lewis
Entrants & Education
Convenor: Lyndon Jones
Committee Members: Melissa Sutjipto, Peter Davies, Sam Segal
Convenor: Jenn Dobinson
Committee Members: Catherine Edgar, Clinton Freeman, Ian Collins, Kevin Chou, Richard Korte
Experience Investigations now forms part of the Life Insurance Committee’s Terms of Reference.
Convenor: Adam Follington
Committee Members: Andrea Gluyas and Richard Beauchamp
Convenor: Christian Barrington
Committee Members: Anita Samu, Ben McLeod, Craig Lough, Marcelo Lardies, Margaret Cantwell, Mathew Jensen, Peter Davies, Robert Cole, Wayne Anderson, Win-Li Toh
Committee Members: Heather McLeod, Huaning Yang, John Feyter, John Smeed, Len Elikhis, Peter Davies, Premita Ajodha, Sandra Chapman, Xiao Xhong
IFRS 17 Working Group
Convenor: Ben Coulter
Committee Members: TBA
Convenor: David Chamberlain
Committee Members: Catherine Johnston, Darren Fleming, Doune Connett, Hamish Farrar, Mark Sim, Michael Bartram, Richard Johnson
Convenor: Doune Connett
Committee Members: Brian Lenehan, John Errington
Convenor: Herwig Raubal
Committee Members: Charlie Cahn, John Smeed, Ian New
Public Sector Interest Group
Convenor: Paul Rhodes
Committee Members: Adrian Allott, Andrea Gluyas, Charles Hett, Dan Stoner, Eric Judd, Heather McLeod, Jinning Zhao, Kate Dron, Linda Page, Richard Johnson,
Retirement Income Interest Group
Convenor: Christine Ormrod
Committee Members: Alison O’Connell, Catherine Edgar, Daniel Mussett, Joe Benbow, Kelvin Prisk
Convenors: Matt Clere & Farhaad Kachwalla
Committee Members: Andrew Curtin, Caroline Moy, John Park, Michelle Porter, Evan Cooper, Riley Power, Lea Tran, James Pearson, An Le
About our Committees
Each Committee has a Terms of Reference. The arrangements below apply to all Committees unless specified otherwise in the section of the document which is specific to a particular committee.
Committee Membership is to be approved by Council. The Convenor will be a Fellow of the New Zealand Society of Actuaries who is appointed by (and may be replaced by) the Council.
The Convenor is responsible for recruitment of other members of the Committee, with appointments and rotations to be approved by the Council. Re-approval of Committee members is required by Council every three years.
Committees meet on a regular basis to achieve their objectives. The Convenor is responsible for ongoing administration.
The Convenor is empowered to engage with external parties on behalf of the Society on matters contained within the scope of the Committee’s Terms of Reference above. All public communications must be approved by the President or a Council member, the Convenor’s role being to provide advice to the President and Council on NZSA public communications.
The Committee will provide the Council with a monthly update of its activities and report on the Years activities for the AGM. The Committee will also inform the Council of any material issues it considers appropriate at any other time.