Acting Director, Financial Operations and Head of New Zealand Debt Management Office
Andy currently has acting responsibility for the activities of the New Zealand Debt Management Office (NZDMO) and the New Zealand Export Credit Office. Andy has been with the Treasury since 2004. Prior to this, Andy spent 13 years in a number of roles within the Treasury's NZDMO. This included four years as Head of Risk Policy and Balance Sheet, where he was responsible for NZDMO's risk management and compliance function, in addition to Crown balance sheet strategy. Prior to that Andy was responsible for NZDMO's Portfolio Management Group for a period of two years. As a member of the NZDMO's management team, Andy contributed to and led strategic initiatives across the NZDMO. Andy has also had responsibility for NZDMO's debt issuance operations and strategy, investment activity, interest rate and foreign currency risk management activity. Andy has a Master's degree in Finance from the University of Otago and is a CFA charter holder. Andy spends his spare time training for and competing in national level road cycling events.
Head of Portfolio Management
Matthew joined the Treasury in 2007 and has recently been appointed Head of Portfolio Management. He has significant experience in the management of foreign exchange and interest rate risk and is actively involved overseeing NZDMO's liquidity, market risk, and funding portfolios. Matthew holds a Master of Commerce degree from the University of Auckland where he studied Finance and Economics.
Kim joined the Treasury in June 2017 with eighteen years of private sector experience as a Market Strategist and Financial Analyst. As well as leading the development of the Core Crown Funding Strategy, Kim is also responsible for developing and implementing the NZDMO's investor relations strategy.
Prior to joining the Treasury, Kim was a Senior Market Strategist, specialising in interest rates and foreign exchange at the Bank of New Zealand. Kim has also worked extensively in Asia and the UK and spent almost a decade in London, primarily working as a Global Equity Strategist for JPMorgan investment bank.
Acting Head of Risk Policy and Balance Sheet
Katie is the acting Head of NZDMO Risk Policy and Balance Sheet at the New Zealand Treasury. This role is focused developing the risk management framework for the Crown's balance sheet and providing advice on risk management policy and operations. Katie joined the Treasury in September 2016. She is a Chartered Management Accountant with extensive experience across corporate finance, accounting and risk management functions for banks in New Zealand and overseas.
Head of Accounting and Transactional Services
Charles joined the Treasury in 2016 and is responsible for NZDMO's accounting and settlements functions. Charles has a background in the financial services sector, having held senior finance and operational roles in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Prior to joining NZDMO, Charles was Head of Finance Institutional, New Zealand, for ANZ. Charles graduated from Massey University with a Bachelor of Business Studies and is a Chartered Accountant.
Head of Business Information
Daniel has responsibility for the delivery and operation of the technology systems used within the NZDMO. Daniel joined the Treasury in March 2014. He has a background in software development and delivery, specialising in financial markets trading, risk management and accounting systems. Daniel has a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from Victoria University of Wellington. He has also studied applied finance and is a certified Agile Coach and Scrum Master.