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2019 programme for the Towards Wellbeing Conference

Welcome to the Financial Services Council and Workplace Savings NZ Conference which took place on 11th and 12th September 2019 at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland. 

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Sessions

Time
Session
Duration
Cost
7:15 AM
  • Women in Super Breakfast

    Join us for breakfast
    The morning of 11 September will start at 7.15am with a breakfast with the Chair of Women in Super, and special guests to discuss and debate conduct and culture in the workplace. 

    Jason Reynolds

    We are excited to have Jason Reynolds joining us of The Quantum Movement, a company that... More

    1.25 hours
  • Pitch Perfect Breakfast Session

    Join us for breakfast

    The morning of 11 September will start at 7.15am with Pitch Perfect - a Dragon's Den style event where new tech start-ups from Tech Alley will share their innovations. Find out more about Tech Alley and Pitch Perfect.

    Mark Banicevich

    Mark is Industry Engagement Manager at Partners Life, and his role includes developing... More

    Jeremy Muir

    Jeremy Muir is a partner at Minter Ellison. Jeremy is a specialist financial services and... More

    Ross Fox

    Ross Fox is a Managing Director at Calastone. Ross is responsible for Calastone’s... More

    Pierre Ferrandon

    Pierre is the NZ Country Manager for the global flexible workspace provider IWG and has... More

    Sonya WIlliams

    Sonia is the co-founder and a Director at Sharesies,

    1.25 hours
8:50 AM
  • Opening Ceremony - Welcome to Towards Wellbeing Conference

    The Financial Services Council and Workplace Savings NZ 2019 Conference

    The MC for day one will officially open the conference and welcome delegates with an overview of the day. Watch the conference welcome video.

    Rob Flannagan

    Rob Flannagan is Chair at the Financial Services Council. Rob was Group Managing Director of... More

    Vanja Thomas

    Vanja is a Senior Relationship Manager at Guardian Trust.  Vanja is a financial services... More

    30 mins
9:20 AM
  • In the Spotlight

    An inspiring Ted Talk from AIA's ambassdor Jessica Quinn.

    Jessica Quinn

    Jessica is an ambassador for AIA and a health and wellness advocate with a passion for... More

    10 mins
9:30 AM
  • Keynote - Wellbeing Budget and In conversation with…

    ... Hon Grant Robertson

    This keynote will explore wellbeing in New Zealand, the first ever Wellbeing Budget introduced by the Government this May, and debate issues around resilience.

    Hon Grant Robertson

    Hon Grant Robertson is the Finance Minister and has been the Member of Parliament for Wellington... More

    Jack Tame

    Jack Tame presents Q+A for TVNZ and Saturday Mornings on Newstalk ZB. He spent five years as a... More

    45 mins
10:15 AM
  • Panel discussion 1 - Wellbeing in Aotearoa

    Is wellbeing the silver bullet to rethinking prosperity in New Zealand? 

    Angela Mentis

    Angela Mentis was appointed CEO and Managing Director of Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) in January... More

    Craig Mulholland

    Craig is the Managing Director of ANZ New Zealand’s Wealth & Private Bank... More

    Kathryn Jackson

    Kathryn Jackson is the author of Resilience at Work and a leadership coach at careerbalance. ... More

    Nick Stanhope

    As CEO for AIA New Zealand, Nick is proud to lead a passionate team of over 1000 people with the... More

    Christine Brotherton

    Christine is the HR Director at MinterEllisonRuddWatts. Before moving to MinterEllisonRuddWatts... More

    Jazz Thornton

    Jazz is the founder of Voices of Hope. As someone who has fought and overcome mental illness I... More

    Jack Tame

    Jack Tame presents Q+A for TVNZ and Saturday Mornings on Newstalk ZB. He spent five years as a... More

    1 hour
11:15 AM
  • Morning Tea

    Network and Towards Wellbeing exhibition

    A chance to network and visit the exhibition area and take part in some wellbeing activities. See who is sponsoring the conference.

    30 mins
11:45 AM
  • In the Spotlight

    In the spotight - FSC Code Disciplinary Committee

    Geoff Clews

    Geoff is Chair at FSC Code of Conduct Disciplinary Committee and a leading Auckland... More

    10 mins
11:55 AM
  • Keynote - Conduct and Culture

    Keynote - Conduct and Culture: Governance, Trust and Reputation

    Rob Everett

    Rob Everett is the CEO of the Financial Markets Authority. Rob was appointed Chief Executive in... More

    20 mins
12:10 PM
  • Panel 2: Conduct and Culture

    Governance, Trust and Reputation: ensuring the best for all New Zealanders

    This panel will explore the hot topic of conduct and culture with Government, Regulator and Industry decision makers debating the key challenges in delivering the best possible consumer outcomes for New Zealand.

    David Talbot

    David is the CEO of UMR and heads his company’s political consultancy. As pollster to the... More

    Tim Williams

    Tim Williams is a Partner at Chapman Tripp Tim has been a leader in the financial services and... More

    Guyon Espiner

    Former Morning Report co-host, Guyon has a 20 year career in journalism and has worked... More

    Nadine Tereora

    Nadine Tereora was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Life in 2016. She is charged... More

    Steven Findlay

    Steven is an Assistant Director and the Head of Prudential Regulation at the Association of... More

    Geoff Bascand

    Geoff Bascand is the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. He leads the Financial... More

    50 mins
1:00 PM
  • Lunch

    Lunch and network in the Towards Wellbeing exhibition

    A chance to network and visit the exhibition area and take part in some wellbeing activities. See who is sponsoring the conference.

    1 hour
  • Emerging Leaders Lunch

    Invitation only lunch for the Emerging Leaders Programme. 

    Kathryn Jackson

    Kathryn Jackson is the author of Resilience at Work and a leadership coach at careerbalance. ... More

    1 hour
  • Professional Advice and Dealer Group Lunch

    Invitation only to Professional Advice and Dealer Group Lunch

    John Botica

    John Botica is the Director of Market Engagement at Financial Markets Authority.  John is... More

    Angus Dale-Jones

    Angus is the Chair of the Code Working Group and is a chartered accountant and former financial... More

    Sharon Corbett

    Sharon manages the financial markets policy team at MBIE. She has been leading the... More

    Liam Mason

    Liam is the Director of Regulation at FMA. Liam leads and oversees the licensing and... More

    1 hour
2:00 PM
  • Workstream One | Investment: Creating the best Super system in the world - Kiwisaver 2.0 global insights

    Investment: Creating the best Super system in the world - Kiwisaver 2.0 global insights & local knowledge
    KiwiSaver was designed to increase individuals' wellbeing and financial independence, particularly in retirement, and to provide retirement benefits. We’ll explore what’s going well and what needs to get better with a pick and mix session on default funds, balance and income projections, fees and early withdrawals.

    Sharon Corbett

    Sharon manages the financial markets policy team at MBIE. She has been leading the... More

    Catriona Grover

    Cat is a Partner in Kensington Swan’s Banking & Financial Markets team. She has over... More

    Mark Davies

    Mark is the General Manager of Funds at ANZ NZ.  Mark has overall responsibility for ANZ... More

    Mary Holm

    Mary Holm writes a personal finance Q&A column in the Weekend Herald, presents a financial... More

    Jeremy Cooper

    Jeremy Cooper is Chairman, Retirement Income at Challenger Limited, a full-time executive role... More

    1 hour
  • Workstream One | LADUCA: Are the robots taking over: Automation in Underwriting and Claims and Big data

    LADUCA: Are the robots taking over: Automation in Underwriting and Claims and Big data
    Join our expert panel on the future of Claims & Underwriting, as we discuss automated risk assessment, the role this is going to play for insurers and how these systems change with Big Data. We look at international trends and discuss what place front line Underwriting and Claims professionals will have in the robotic future we are creating as well as take an in-depth dive into how information is collated to build these systems.

    Jim Welsh

    Jim is the Senior Manager, Reporting and Insights at AMP Life, where his role involves using... More

    Paula Bourke

    Paula is Strategic Head of Underwriting and Claims at SCOR Global Life Australia. She has more... More

    Chris Hutton

    Chris Hutton is Product Manager at Partners Life and Deputy Chair of LADUCA. Chris Hutton is an... More

    1 hour
  • Workstream One | Wellbeing: Building trust in challenging conditions

    Wellbeing: Building trust in challenging conditions
    In this session, learn how consumers trust organisations and their perception of trust as a whole. This is an interesting view on trust challenges from outside the sector and how those lessons apply to everyone.

    Gary Davey

    Gary Davey is the Area Commander for the Auckland Police. I am currently the Area... More

    Adelle Keely

    Adelle is Chief Executive & Managing Director for Acumen Repulic. Adelle has 20... More

    Russell Hutchinson

    Russell Hutchinson, is a director at Chatswood Consulting Limited and runs the management... More

    1 hour
  • Workstream One | Insurance: Delving under the bonnet of insurance: Research in the Life Insurance Sector

    Insurance: Delving under the bonnet of insurance: Research in the Life Insurance Sector
    This session will look at the links between awareness, trust and value in insurance. Bringing insight from the FSC's latest research on how people value insurance and customer confidence.

    Tom Hartmann

    Tom is managing editor at CFFC (Commission for Financial Capability). His focus is helping New... More

    Andrea Kan

    Andrea is an Executive Director at UMR Research Limited.  Andrea has over 20 years... More

    Claire Sutton

    Claire is the Executive Manager for Customer Insights and Culture at Suncorp New Zealand. Her... More

    Hayden Jonas

    Hayden has been Chief Operating Officer at Partners Life since the company’s inception.... More

    1 hour
3:00 PM
  • Workstream Two | Investment: Restricted Schemes

    Investment: Restricted Schemes
    How healthy is your scheme governance? What might best practice actually look like? This an educative session with practical real-life tips for improving schemes’ wellbeing. The session will also feature updates on the size and shape of the sector and on recent ‘need-to-know’ industry developments.

    Mike Woodbury

    Mike is a Partner in Chapman Tripp’s Financial Services team specialising in workplace... More

    Bernard Reid

    Bernard Reid is an actuary at Melville Jessup Weaver with extensive experience in all... More

    Gavin Quigan

    Gavin is a Principal Adviser of Restricted Managed Investment Schemes for FMA. Gavin has over... More

    Helen McKenzie

    Helen is a Licensed Independent Trustee.  Since 2015 Helen has established a portfolio of... More

    1 hour
  • Workstream Two | Wellbeing: Building your career in Financial Services

    Wellbeing Building your career in Financial Services
    Learn about the choices you can make to build better organisational capability and a successful career. Our line-up of industry leaders will talk about how they got to where they are today, the professionalism and ethics challenges they have faced along the way, and how they look after their wellbeing so they can keep being successful.

    Sharron Botica

    Sharron is Chief Customer Officer at AIA NZ.  As Chief Customer Officer, Sharron leads the... More

    Ana-Marie Lockyer

    Ana is the General Manager of AA Finance Limited and an Independent Non-Executive Director for... More

    Jenn Dobinson

    Jenn Dobinson is a Data Consultant at AMP. Jenn is a qualified actuary and has recently... More

    Nigel Jackson

    Nigel is the Acting Head of Investments and Insurance at Westpac New Zealand, with... More

    1 hour
  • Workstream Two | LADUCA: Genomics

    LADUCA: Genomics
    With advances in medicine and a primary focus of both financial and personal wellbeing, one of the hot topics in the Insurance Life & Health is how our Industry evolves to keep up with these advances. Dr Robert Young Associate Professor at the University of Auckland and industry Chief Medical Officer talks about the role genomics plays in the Insurance conversation and what he sees as the major obstacles to both consumers and insurers.

    Dr Rob Young

    Dr Rob Young is a CMO for a number of primary insurers in Auckland. He has been a... More

    1 hour
  • Workstream Two | Insurance: Oversight of Intermediaries - implications of the C&C report and advice

    Insurance: Oversight of Intermediaries - implications of the C&C report and advice
    This session will explore the role of insurers and the advice community following the recent conduct and culture reviews by the New Zealand Regulators. While insurers and intermediaries both need to be responsible for ensuring customers experience good outcomes, who is ultimately accountable?

     

    Rebecca Sellers

    Rebecca Sellers is Chief Conduct Officer at Partners Life, responsible for Legal, Risk and... More

    Richard Klipin

    Richard Klipin is the CEO of the Financial Services Council.  Richard has extensive... More

    Angus Dale-Jones

    Angus is the Chair of the Code Working Group and is a chartered accountant and former financial... More

    Tony Dench

    Tony is CEO of SHARE NZ Tony has more than 25 years of commercial experience in finance... More

    Aliesia Gartrell

    Aliesia Gartrell is currently the Senior Corporate Counsel at Chorus and a member of the FSC... More

    1 hour
4:00 PM
  • Afternoon Tea

    Network and Towards Wellbeing exhibition

    A chance to network and visit the exhibition area and take part in some wellbeing activities. See who is sponsoring the conference.

    30 mins
4:30 PM
  • In the Spotlight

    In the Spotlight with the winners from the Tech Alley Pitch Perfect breakfast

    The winners of Pitch Perfect will take the stage and present thier new tech elevator pitch from the main platform.

    15 mins
4:45 PM
  • Young New Zealander of the Year

    The Young New Zealander of the Year 2019

    We return to the main platform to hear from Kendall Flutey, the 2019 Young New Zealander of the Year. Read more about the Young New Zealander of the Year Awards.

    Kendall Flutey

    Kendall Flutey is the Chief Executive Officer at Banquer and Young New Zealander of the... More

    30 mins
5:15 PM
  • Day one wrap

    Hear from around the sessions

    Before we conclude for the day, we will take a whistlestop tour of the highlights from across the sessions.

    Mike Woodbury

    Mike is a Partner in Chapman Tripp’s Financial Services team specialising in workplace... More

    15 mins
7:00 PM
  • Cocktails and Gala Awards Dinner

    Celebrate the outstanding talent in our industry

    Join us for cocktails from 7pm and the Gala Awards Dinner from 7.30pm (Dress code is black tie). Gala Awards Dinner sponsored by

    Minister Kris Faafoi

    Hon Kris Faafoi is the Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister for the New Zealand... More

    Tim Williams

    Tim Williams is a Partner at Chapman Tripp Tim has been a leader in the financial services and... More

    Yvonne Davie

    Yvonne Davie is Head of Corporate Superannuation at AMP New Zealand. Yvonne is the Head of... More

    5 hours
Time
Session
Duration
Cost
7:15 AM
  • ARFP Breakfast Session

    Join us for breakfast 

    During the breakfast Jo Davis-Calvert (FMA) will provide an update on the progress of the passport as well as a special announcement, alongside the launch of an ARFP tax guide. The panel will also look at case studies from Japan and Australia to see how the ARFP works in real life. 

    Richard Klipin

    Richard Klipin is the CEO of the Financial Services Council.  Richard has extensive... More

    Joanne Davis-Calvert

    Joanne is Head of Policy and Governance at the FMA and current Chairperson at the Asia... More

    Alasdair McBeth

    Alasdair McBeth is a Partner at DLA Piper and is one of New Zealand's leading lawyers in... More

    Hugh Stevens

    Hugh is the CEO of NZX Smartshares.  Hugh joined NZX in February 2018 with extensive fund... More

    1 hour
8:30 AM
  • Welcome to day two of Towards Wellbeing

    The Financial Services Council and Workplace Savings NZ 2019 Conference

    The MC for day two will officially open the conference and welcome delegates with an overview of the day.  Watch the conference welcome video.

    David Wallace

    David is Acting Chapter Lead for Investments at Westpac. David is Chair of the FSC Data... More

    5 mins
8:35 AM
  • Fireside chat with...

    Fireside chat with ... Hon Paul Goldsmith

    This first keynote of the day will take a look into the challenges facing our sector and New Zealand. 

    Hon Paul Goldsmith

    Hon. Paul Goldsmith is Opposition Spokesperson for Finance and Infrastructure in the NZ... More

    Jenée Tibshraeny

    Jenée is a journalist for interest.co.nz based in the Parliamentary Press Gallery. She... More

    30 mins
9:05 AM
  • In the Spotlight

    Launch of the latest research from the Financial Services Council

    Join FSC Chief Executive Richard Klipin to delve into the latest research and data into the Financial Services sector.

    Richard Klipin

    Richard Klipin is the CEO of the Financial Services Council.  Richard has extensive... More

    10 mins
9:15 AM
  • Panel 3: Diversity, Leadership and Change

    Tapping into the talent in New Zealand

    This panel will debate issues surrounding diversity, leadership and change in our businesses and the challenges we will continue to face to meet the changing shape of the sector.

    Kirsten Patterson

    Kirsten is the Institute of Directors Chief Executive. She is a qualified lawyer, Chartered... More

    Dame Diana Crossan

    Diana started her career started as a probation officer. She held several senior roles in the... More

    Rebecca Stevenson

    Rebecca Stevenson is national business editor for Stuff and is responsible for business and... More

    Thérése Singleton

    Thérèse is the Executive General Manager of AMP Life NZ. Thérèse has... More

    Naomi Ballantyne

    Naomi is the CEO of Partners Life. Naomi (ONZM) has over 30 years’ experience in the New... More

    Rachel Hopkins

    Rachel is Chief Executive at Diversity Works NZ.  Rachel has degrees in Law and Feminist... More

    50 mins
10:05 AM
  • Morning Tea

    Network and Towards Wellbeing exhibition

    A chance to network and visit the exhibition area and take part in some wellbeing activities. See who is sponsoring the conference.

    25 mins
10:30 AM
  • Workstream Three | Insurance: Is insurance still relevant to NZ?

    Insurance: Is insurance still relevant to NZ?
    While insurers and the government might believe there is a big opportunity when it comes to New Zealanders being under insured, is that a reality? This session will delve into the behavioral economics of purchasing financial services products. It will provide insight into the numbers of working people versus insured people and when insurance may not make economic sense for low income families and high net worth peoples.

    Russell Hutchinson

    Russell Hutchinson, is a director at Chatswood Consulting Limited and runs the management... More

    Lee McCauley

    Lee is a Director in PWC's Wellington office, and leads work with a broad range of public sector... More

    1 hour
  • Workstream Three | Wellbeing: Moving from a ‘claims’ – to a ‘wellness’ narrative

    Insurance and Customer wellbeing: Moving from a ‘claims’ – to a ‘wellness’ narrative
    Insurers have an opportunity to leverage new technology and platform integrations to address the challenges of ‘single-point’ transactional engagements, that leverage eco-systems to provide enduring customer centric, value-added services.

    Milton Jennings

    Milton Jennings is founder of Heartbeat Health and was previous Chief Executive Officer at... More

    James A Brown

    James is a General Manager at FinTech NZ.  Committed to making New Zealand the number one... More

    Tim Warren

    Tim Warren is COO and Co-Founder of Ambit - a conversational AI platform. Previously Tim has... More

    Marshall Couper

    Marshall is a social impact innovator and the CEO of Loffty, a new workplace mental health... More

    Pete Frizzell

    Pete is a passionate supporter of the Mutual model and how FMG is striving to help grow strong... More

    1 hour
  • Workstream Three | Investment: Post retirement planning - is all well that ends well or should the government intervene?

    Investment: Post retirement planning - is all well that ends well or should the government intervene?
    Are the options for retirees as good as it’s going to get in a free market or should the government should intervene in the post-retirement market to ensure there are suitable decumulation options available to retirees? This is not your typical panel discussion, in this session our teams of speakers will go head-to-head to discuss the merits and pitfalls of government intervention in the decumulation market.

    Martin Hawes

    Martin Hawes is a financial author, seminar presenter and an Authorised Financial Adviser. He is... More

    Dr Claire Matthews

    Dr Claire Matthews has been Director, Academic Programmes for the Massey Business School since... More

    Dame Diana Crossan

    Diana started her career started as a probation officer. She held several senior roles in the... More

    Alison O'Connell

    Alison is a member of the board of directors at the Government Superannuation fund... More

    David Wallace

    David is Acting Chapter Lead for Investments at Westpac. David is Chair of the FSC Data... More

    1 hour
11:30 AM
  • Workstream Four | Investment: Responsible investing and wellbeing

    Investment: Responsible investing and wellbeing
    Assets in responsibly managed investments have more than doubled in the last two years.This session explores trends in responsible investment including Environmental, Social & Corporate Governance (ESG) and risk management as an indicator.

    Paul Huxford

    Paul is Chief Investment Officer, ANZ Investments. He has overall investment responsibility... More

    John Berry

    John is CEO and Co-founder of Pathfinder.  John is an advocate for responsible investment... More

    Rebekah Swan

    Rebekah is the ESG Investment Specialist for AMP Capital New Zealand and also the Head of... More

    Barry Coates

    Barry Coates is the founder and CEO of Mindful Money, a charitable social enterprise. Mindful... More

    Matt Mimms

    Matt is MD and founder of the Investment Store, a specialist investment marketing firm that aims... More

    Philip Macalister

    Philip Macalister is the founder and managing director of ASSET Magazine and Good Returns. He... More

    1 hour
  • Workstream Four | Insurance: InsurTech and Robo-advice

    Insurance: InsurTech and Robo-advice
    This combined presentation and panel session will outline the fast growing Insurtech landscape in NZ. With a ‘lens’ on the emergence of Robo-Advice and AI explore how this technology is advancing customer engagement, improving customer experience while also generating customer (and Insurer) outcomes.

    Eduard Liebenberger

    Eduard is the Director of Technology at Jade Software and is a technologist through and through!... More

    Jason Roberts

    Jason is founder and chair of InsurTech NZ As Strategy and Innovation lead for Augen, Jason is... More

    Michael Lovegrove

    Michael Lovegrove is the co-founder of JRNY. Michael combines his strong product... More

    Giselle Nathan

    Giselle is the In-House Counsel and Privacy Officer at Sphere Identity. With a strong interest... More

    1 hour
  • Workstream Four | Wellbeing: Helping NZ optimise their financial wellbeing throughout life – reconciling different goals

    Wellbeing: Helping NZ optimise their financial wellbeing throughout life – reconciling different goals
    In this panel discussion, hear how different life stages need different approaches to tackle challenging and sometimes conflicting financial goals.

    Katrina Church

    Katrina Church is a Director at Insurance People.  This year is my 21st year in the... More

    Alan Borthwick

    Alan is one of the owners of DUX Financial services, a total advisory business based in... More

    Tim von Dadelszen

    Tim is general manager for distribution technology at Partners Life.  Tim has been... More

    Russell Hutchinson

    Russell Hutchinson, is a director at Chatswood Consulting Limited and runs the management... More

    Amy Cavanaugh

    Amy is General Manager of Operations at Pinnacle Life. As a senior manager working in the... More

    1 hour
12:30 PM
  • Keynote

    New Zealander of the Year 2019

    We return to the main platform to hear from Mike King, the 2019 New Zealander of the Year. Read more about the New Zealander of the Year Awards.

    Blair Vernon

    Blair is CEO of AMP Wealth Management NZ.  Blair has over 25 years’ experience in... More

    Mike King

    Mike King is the founder of I am Hope and New Zealander of the Year. Mike King has for years... More

    1 hour
1:30 PM
  • Panel 4: The clever country at the top of the World

    Trade, Innovation and Exports

    This panel will debate issues surrounding trade, exports and innovation and New Zealand's place on the world stage. This will be a working lunch session.

    Ryan Bessemer

    Ryan joined Trustees Executors as Chief Executive Officer in April 2018. Previously he served as... More

    Sharon Zollner

    Sharon is chief economist in the ANZ economics team. She started her career as a macroeconomist... More

    Scott Alman

    Scott is managing director at Consilium.  Scott has been a leader in the Australasian... More

    Nick Sherry

    The Honourable Nick Sherry BA, FAIST, GAICD. 33 years’ experience, in the Superannuation... More

    Corin Dann

    Corin Dann is an Award-winning political journalist and co-host of Morning Report with... More

    Sonya WIlliams

    Sonia is the co-founder and a Director at Sharesies,

    50 mins
2:20 PM
  • Conference wrap and close

    Hear from around the day two sessions

    Before we close the conference, we will take a whistlestop tour of the highlights from across the sessions.

    Mike Woodbury

    Mike is a Partner in Chapman Tripp’s Financial Services team specialising in workplace... More

    15 mins

 Main Platform

This year’s main platform will showcase our  Government, Regulators and Industry Leaders, debating the key issues of the day. The keynotes, topics and debates this year include:

- Main Platform Panel 1 - Wellbeing in Aotearoa: Is Wellbeing the silver bullet to rethinking prosperity in New Zealand?

- Main Platform Panel 2 - Conduct and Culture: Governance, Trust and Reputation -  Ensuring the best for all New Zealanders.

- Main Platform Panel 3 - Diversity, Leadership & Change: Tapping into the talent in New Zealand.

- Main Platform Panel 4 - Towards Prosperity: Trade, investments, innovation and exports – the clever country at the top of the world.

Workstreams

Brand new for 2019 are additional workstreams to reflect the different communities in Financial Services. There will be four breakout sessions in each workstream and delegates can choose which one they would like to attend. Hear from the content curators about the sessions in 2019 by clicking on the video links below.

Insurance Workstream with Mark Daniels

Investment Workstream with Vanja Thomas

Wellbeing Workstream with Russell Hutchinson

LADUCA (claims and underwriters) Workstream with Chris Hutton

Insurance

The insurance stream is designed for insurance professionals and will focus on the key issues facing the Life Insurance sector locally, regionally and globally.  Some of the key sessions will address learnings from the conduct and culture review, genomics, health and welltech and what keeps New Zealanders awake at night.

Laduca

Developed for those delegates working in claims and underwriting, the LADUCA stream is a programme that will delve into medical and insurance risk, genomics and the use of robots in the future of underwriting.

Investments and KiwiSaver

The Investments and KiwiSaver stream is designed for investment professionals and will focus on key Investments and KiwiSaver issues. Topics include creating the best super system in the world, restricted schemes and sustainable retirement insights from across the globe.
 

Licensed Independent Trustees (LITs)

Licensed Independent Trustees is a new focused stream for 2019, investigating the various roles LITs undertake on Boards as well as introducing debate about global influences on governance, investment and investment decisions.

Wellbeing

New for 2019, the wellbeing workstream will focus on the different aspects of Wellbeing, including a focus on consumer financial wellbeing and building trust when service fails as well as an a focus on ethical leadership internally and a glimpse into the future of tech for wellbeing.

Tech Alley 2019

 

Tech Alley is going to be bigger and better at the Towards Wellbeing Conference in 2019. It’s the place for Fintech, Insuretech, Healthtech, Edutech and Regtech companies to meet with the Financial Services Market and pitch their products and services.

If you are a tech businesses and you have a story to tell to the Financial Services market, watch the welcome to Tech Alley video and contact us to find out more.

Sponsors

Thank you to all of our sponsors

Diamond Sponsor

Sponsors

 

The Financial Services Council is a non-profit member organisation and the voice of the financial services sector in New Zealand. Our 35 members comprise 95% of the life insurance market in New Zealand, and manage funds of more than $47.5bn. Members include the major insurers in life, disability and income insurance, fund managers, KiwiSaver, professional services and technology providers to the financial services sector. Find out more at fsc.org.nz and follow us on twitter.

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Workplace Savings NZ is a not-for-profit apolitical membership organisation representing the interests of employers who offer workplace retirement savings schemes, their trustees and their members, other retirement scheme managers and supervisors, retirement savings industry service providers and professional advisers. WSNZ’s membership embraces all types of retirement schemes (KiwiSaver, workplace savings and superannuation schemes) and participants who are public and corporate, union-sponsored and industry-based. Find out more at workplacesavings.org.nz.

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