Director, Financial Operations and Head of New Zealand Debt Management Office
Sarah is responsible for the activities of the New Zealand Debt Management Office (NZDMO). As Director, Financial Operations, Sarah is also responsible for the New Zealand Export Credit Office. Sarah’s background is predominantly in financial markets at BNZ and DFC New Zealand, having held senior roles in derivatives trading, treasury information and technology, and business delivery. Sarah has Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in accounting and finance from Victoria University of Wellington and London School of Economics.
Head of Portfolio Management
Murray joined the Treasury in March 2014 and is responsible for the front office activities of the NZDMO. Murray has a background in bank treasury and financial markets, having held senior roles in interest rate risk management and wholesale funding with BNZ, Barclays and ANZ. Murray has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Japanese from the University of Waikato.
Head of Risk Policy and Balance Sheet
Andy is responsible for NZDMO’s risk management and compliance, and for policy for overall Crown balance sheet risk and composition. Andy has performed a number of roles since joining the NZDMO in 2004, having led the Portfolio Management Group, and held portfolio management roles covering NZDMO’s debt issuance operations and strategy, investment portfolios, and 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 charterholder.
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.