John Smeed has had more than 25 years’ experience as a senior executive and consultant in insurance in New Zealand. John joined Finity Consulting in 2010 and is the Managing Principal for Finity in New Zealand. Prior to joining Finity he has held senior management roles in life and multi-line insurers. John is a Fellow of the New Zealand Society of Actuaries and the Institute of Actuaries. John has been President since 2018.