News in Brief


AMP New Appointments 

AMP Financial Services has appointed Tim Pritchard as General Counsel and Jacqui Anderson as Head of Legal.

Succeeding AMP’s outgoing General Counsel Elaine Campbell, Pritchard has more than 25 years’ legal experience with a focus on financial services and has been involved in many regulatory reform projects, significant contentious matters and innovative growth initiatives.

AMP Financial Services General Counsel, Tim Pritchard; Head of Legal, Jacqui Anderson

He joined AMP as Head of Legal in 2011, before which he held relevant roles with The National Bank of New Zealand and ANZ.

In his new role, Pritchard will lead AMP’s Legal and Governance team, shaping AMP’s regulatory strategy and overseeing legal, governance and compliance matters.

Anderson joined AMP in 2014 as a senior legal adviser and now has 20 years’ legal experience in financial services, corporate and commercial law, in New Zealand and the UK.

AMP Financial Services Managing Director, Blair Vernon, says, “We thank Elaine for the significant contribution she has made to our business and her guidance during a period of substantial change across our industry.”

He added: “I’m pleased that because of our continued focus on talent management and investment in our people, Tim and Jacqui now have the opportunity to take their careers at AMP to the next level.”

Reserve Bank Governor, Adrian Orr

Adrian Orr Confirmed As FSC Conference Guest Speaker 

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor, Adrian Orr, will be on the panel of The Big Issues Debate, forming part of the program for the FSC and Workplace Savings NZ upcoming annual conference in September.

Along with BusinessNZ CEO, Kirk Hope and NZIER CEO, Laurence Kubiak, Orr will discuss the big issues shaping the future of the world, including geo-politics, economic landscape, demographics and prosperity.

Another panel discussion, ‘The Big Debate: Is Trust The New Currency’ will explore the importance of trust as a global mega-trend, featuring panellists:

  • FMA CEO, Rob Everett
  • AIA Australia & NZ CEO, Damien Mu
  • FSC’s Rob Flannagan
  • ANZ’s Ana-Marie Lockyer