You can read the full press release over here, but the summary of the people and a couple of biographical details is quoted directly below:
David Mayhew is the Commissioner for Financial Advisers, and a member of the Securities Commission. He previously was a partner in London law firms Clifford Chance and Herbert Smith, and sat as a part-time judge for criminal jury trials in the English Crown Court. He also worked with the UK’s Financial Services Authority, first as Leading Advocate and subsequently as acting Director of Enforcement.
Tracey Berry is General Manager, Wealth, at Kiwibank with more than 17 years’ experience in the financial sector, including in regulation, risk, compliance, and governance. Prior to Kiwibank she had various roles with Westpac, Bank of New Zealand, and Public Trust. She won the Central Region NZIM/Eagle Technology Young Executive of the Year award in 2009.
Simon Hassan is a financial adviser and member of the international Financial Planning Standards Board (FPSB) Standards Committee. The FPSB develops and promotes professional financial advice standards and fosters financial advice education in 23 countries. He was a director of the Institute of Financial Advisers for nine years, serving for two years as president and board chair.
Peter Houghton recently moved to New Zealand from the United Kingdom where he spent 19 years in the investment banking industry. The majority of his career has focused on providing investment research to fund managers globally. His last role was Global Head of Investment Research at Dresdner Kleinwort Investment Banking in the UK, prior to which he had a number of positions with J.P. Morgan.
Hon Sir Bruce Robertson is a recently retired judge of the New Zealand Court of Appeal. He was President of the New Zealand Law Commission from 2001 to 2005. He was a lawyer in Dunedin for 20 years prior to his appointment to the High Court in Auckland in 1987. He has been a member of the Legislation Advisory Committee since its inception in 1985.
Congratulations to each of them on their new role.