Fiona Oliver has been appointed as the Chair of Vinta’s Fund Management (NZ) Board. Fiona brings diverse domestic and international governance and business leadership experience, with financial, legal and risk-management skills developed over more than 25 years in addition to her specialist knowledge of the capital markets, investments and the financial services sector.
Fiona is currently a Member of the Inland Revenue Risk and Assurance Committee, Deputy Chair of Public Trust and Chair of Public Trust’s Board Investment Committee and a member of the Public Trust Board Audit, Risk & Assurance, Governance & Remuneration and Due Diligence Committees. Fiona is also a Board Member of the National Provident Fund and a Member of the National Provident Fund’s Board Audit & Risk Committee.
Prior to joining the Vinta Funds Board, as an executive Fiona spent seven years with AMP in governance, executive, risk-management and senior legal positions in London and Sydney, including three and a half years in the role of General Manager Wealth Management with AMP Financial Services (NZ). Fiona was also the Chief Operating Officer, BT Funds Management (NZ) Limited (Westpac’s investment arm) for four years.
Throughout her career, Fiona has held a number of governance related roles including a Screening Panellist for board candidates to Crown-owned entities (current), a Panel Member of a governance session for the Global Woman Breakthrough Programme in 2014 and 2015 and Presenter for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneurial Women Program in 2015.
Peter Vogliotti, Vinta CEO, said that selecting the right person for the Chair was an extensive and considered process aimed at complementing Vinta’s deep property experience. A proven track record in governance and capital markets in the NZ Financial Services market were also essential. Fiona’s exceptional international corporate and governance background was a perfect fit, which prompted Vinta to approach her for the Chair.
“Fiona stood out as an accomplished executive in the financial services markets in NZ and abroad, combined with strong experience in governance and risk-management, which are central to Vinta’s business. We’re delighted to have Fiona join the Vinta Funds Management Board as Chair,” Vogliotti said.
Fiona added, “It’s a critical time to be joining Vinta’s NZ Funds Management Board as we seek to leverage its strong property heritage into the financial services space. Vinta is uniquely positioned to provide a new destination for property investment. I am really looking forward to the journey ahead.” Find out more