Winners of Financial Services Council Awards 2022 Announced


The winners of the FSC awards 2022 were revealed at a gala awards dinner on day one of its annual conference in Auckland.

The awards, which were handed out on 21 September at the Cordis Hotel, recognise the ‘outstanding achievements and contributions of individuals, teams and businesses across the financial services industry in New Zealand’.

FSC CEO Richard Klipin said: “We congratulate all the winners of tonight’s awards for your mahi, your passion and your dedication to financial wellbeing of all New Zealanders.”

Klipin says the winners reflect depth, talent and capability in a growing sector that aims to help New Zealanders be better with money.

Russell Hutchinson, Chatswood Consulting, wins the FSC Chairman’s Award for Service to the Industry 2022.
Russell Hutchinson, Chatswood Consulting, proudly holding his FSC Chairman’s Award for Service to the Industry 2022.

“From growing organisations that have launched new products to established entities that have innovated in times of great change and leaders who continue to shape the industry for the better, these winners reflect the very best work our industry is doing,” said Klipin.

“We’re delighted to be able to come together in person to celebrate all the awards finalists and the winners of each category, who have made such an impact on our industry,” concluded Klipin.

The FSC awards winners for 2022 are:

  • Chairman’s Award for Service to the Industry: Russell Hutchinson, Chatswood Consulting
  • Emerging Leader Award: Dean Anderson, Kernel Wealth
  • Team of the Year Award: It Starts With Action Working Group
  • Improving Consumer Outcomes Award: Whai Rawa Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu
    Governance Award: New Zealand Automobile Association
  • Innovation and Wellbeing Award: AIA New Zealand – Product and Investment Team
  • Workplace Savings Award: Chye Heng, Beca

Highly commended:

  • Partners Life – Claims Team (Team of the Year Award)
  • Mercer (Innovation and Wellbeing Award)

See the FSC’s Facebook page for more photos here.