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 Conference Committee
Convenor: Nic Warren
Convenor: Ian Perara
Committee Members: Adam Follington, Andrea Gluyas, Matt Botur (Website Editor), Melissa Sutjipto (Deputy Website Editor)
Education & Entrants Committee
Convenor: Lyndon Jones
Committee Members: Melissa Sutjipto, Peter Davies, Sam Segal
Enterprise Risk Management
Committee Members: Doune Connett, Richard Johnson
Convenor: Kevin Chou
Committee Members: Caroline Moy, Christopher Wilkinson, Ethan Choi, Ian Collins, Richard Korte
Experience Investigations now forms part of the Life Insurance Committee’s Terms of Reference.
Convenor : Andrea Gluyas
General Insurance Committee
Convenor: Christian Barrington
Committee Members: Anagha Pasche, Craig Lough, Marcelo Lardies, Margaret Cantwell, Mathew Jensen, Peter Davies, Robert Cole, Simon Young, Wayne Anderson, Win-Li Toh
Convenor: Sandra Chapman
Committee Members: Heather McLeod, John Feyter, Peter Davies, Xiao Zhong
IFRS 17 Working Group
Convenor: Ben Coulter
Committee Members: Charles Hett, Christian Barrington, David Chamberlain, Fred Jorgensen, Hecy Su, John Smeed, John Smith, Leck Tham, Linda Page, Margaret Cantwell, Mark Sim, Michelle Green, Nic Warren, Richard Johnson, Richard McPherson, Shami Shearer, Xiao Zhong
Life Insurance Committee
Convenor: David Chamberlain
Committee Members: Adrian Allott, Darren Fleming, Hamish Farrar, Marco Welgemoed, Mark Sim, Michael Bartram, Nathan Colbert
Member Engagement Committee
Interim Convenor: Scott Lewis
Committee Members: David Pearson, Graeme Lewis
Professional Conduct Committee
Convenor: Doune Connett
Committee Members: Brian Lenehan, John Errington
Professional Development Committee
Convenor: Catherine Johnston (Interim Convenor)
Committee Members: Charmaine Green, Gary Chadwick, Lee-Ann Du Toit, Peter Brown
Professional Standards Committee
Convenor: John Smith
Committee Members: Charlie Cahn, Ian New, Ross Simmonds
Retirement Income Interest Group
Committee Members: Alison O’Connell, Catherine Edgar, Daniel Mussett, Janet Brownlie, Janet Shirley, Kelvin Prisk
Convenor: Riley Power
Committee Members: An Le, Caroline Moy, Donovan Stevens, Evan Cooper, Hannah van Crasbeek, Maalona Mafaufau, Michelle Porter, Lea Tran, James Pearson
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.