Newpark Key Appointment 


Newpark Financial Services has announced the appointment of Peter Lycett to the role of General Manager, Performance and Growth.

An Authorised Financial Adviser, Lycett brings several years’ experience as a successful adviser and business developer within financial services to the role. He is also a former litigator from the UK.

Chief Executive, Melanie Purdey, says Lycett’s personal brand aligns with Newpark’s vision to become the most trusted group brand in New Zealand for non-aligned financial advisers.

Newpark General Manager Performance and Growth, Peter Lycett
Newpark CEO, Melanie Purdey

“His legal background will be immeasurably valuable as we work with our advisers to help translate the regulations, legislation and Code in the new environment,” said Purdey.

She added his work developing new markets for financial advice in New Zealand will be integral in the build and delivery of Newpark’s enhanced business development programs.

“I’m thrilled to be invited to be a part of the Newpark team especially at this pivotal period of transition for Advisers,” said Lycett.

Newpark Adviser Success Manager, Steve Parsons

“I look forward to supporting each adviser in their professional development so that they can grow their businesses while also providing good customer outcomes by helping their clients to negate the financial uncertainties of life.”

Steve Parsons was also newly appointed as Adviser Success Manager and has over 25 years’ experience in the industry and over two years’ experience with Newpark.

He will work closely with Lycett, Purdey and the Newpark team to deliver its programs.