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.
2020/2021 Conference Committee
Convenor: Susan Macaulay
Committee Members: David Cusack, Nicholas Warren
Code of Conduct Review
Convenor: Christian Barrington
Members: Anagha Pasche, Chris Logan, Cheryl de Joya
Convenor: Donovan Stevens
Committee Members: Samuel Stewart, Tessa Steel, Caleb Tarzwell, Bao An Le
Enterprise Risk Management
Convenor: Deniz Sumengen
Committee Members: Angus Cheng, Doune Connett, Gavin Pearce, Heting Yang, Len Elikhis
Convenor: Caroline Moy
Committee Members: Georgia Knowles, Jo Ann Shum, Leanne Reynolds, Richard Korte, Sabrina He, Sarah Cullen
Experience Investigations now forms part of the Life Insurance Committee’s Terms of Reference.
Convenor : Andrea Gluyas
Convenor: Sandra Chapman
Committee Members: Anagha Pasche, Heather McLeod, Jeremy Holmes, Peter Davies, Shaun Ashman, Xiao Zhong
IFRS 17 Working Group
Convenor: Ben Coulter – Contact the committee convenor
Committee Members: Charles Hett, Christian Barrington, David Chamberlain, Farhaad Kachwalla, Fred Jorgensen, Joe Benbow, John Smith, Jonathan Turner, Leck Tham, Linda Page, Margaret Cantwell, Mark Sim, Michelle Green, Nicholas Warren, Peter Davies, Richard Johnson, Richard McPherson, Shami Shearer
Life Insurance Committee
Convenor: David Chamberlain
Committee Members: Adrian Allott, Ben Coulter, Chris Marston-Fergusson, Dayle Noonan, Farhaad Kachwalla, Hamish Farrar, Ken Mackechnie, Mark Sim, Nathan Colbert
Member Engagement Committee
Convenor: Sarah Park
Committee Members: Cordelia Shamy, Melissa Sutjipto, Michael Clarke, Nicola Thompson
Professional Conduct Committee
Convenor: Doune Connett
Committee Members: Brian Lenehan, Doug Leybourne, John Errington, Linda Caradus
Professional Development Committee
Convenor: Catherine Johnston
Committee Members: Charmaine Green, Gary Chadwick, Lee-Ann Du Toit, Peter Brown
Professional Standards Committee
Convenor: John Smith
Committee Members: Ian New, Linda Page, Nathan Thomas, Ross Simmonds
Co-Convenors: Lea Tran and Le Roux Koorts
Committee Members: An Le, Chris Wood, Claytyn Riki, Eena Bajaj, Evan Cooper, Georgia Knowles, Hannah van Crasbeek, James Pearson, Michelle Porter, Shawn Sreedhar
Sustainability Interest Group
Convenor: Darren Fleming
Committee Members: Christian Barrington, Emma Vitz, June Kuan, Leanne Reynolds, Sam Stewart
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.