Our Chief Executive

Paul Brock is the Chief Executive of Kiwibank. Paul has an extensive background in New Zealand’s banking industry, including senior managerial positions with Westpac and Trustbank. He was part of the team that created Kiwibank in 2002. Since then Paul’s held a number of key positions within the bank, including General Manager Marketing and most recently General Manager Savings and Transactions.

Paul holds a degree in Business Studies from Massey University.

The Board of Directors

Kiwibank has its own Board of Directors, with a wide range of experience in banking, finance and other sectors.

Rob Morrison (Chairman)

Rob Morrison is an experienced investment banker with a wealth of banking and financial services experience. Prior to joining the Kiwibank Board, he was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong–based brokerage, investment banking and private equity group CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets. Before joining CLSA, Rob was an executive vice president and head of equities at Bankers Trust Australia and CEO of Bankers Trust New Zealand.

He is currently a council member of the Asian Corporate Governance Association, a director on the Asian advisory board of The Nature Conservancy – a private organisation working to protect ecologically important lands and water – and an advisory professor at Nankai University in Tianjin, China. Rob was also a member of the Copenhagen Climate Council and he chairs Pure Advantage, a group committed to helping New Zealand capitalise on the opportunities available from a global shift to 'green growth'.

Hon Sir Michael Cullen MA, PhD

Before joining the Post Board, Sir Michael Cullen was a Member of Parliament. His political career spanned three decades, much of it in government. During that time he held a number of portfolios, and in particular was the Minister of Finance, and Attorney–General, and was Deputy Prime Minister for 6 years. Sir Michael was also responsible for Treaty of Waitangi negotiations and the introduction of KiwiSaver.

Alison Gerry

Alison Gerry has over 20 years experience working in finance and treasury for both corporates and for financial institutions. From 1999 to 2005, Alison was Group Treasurer for Lion Nathan, based in Sydney. Prior to that, she worked for various financial institutions in Sydney, Hong Kong, Tokyo and London in trading, finance and risk roles. Alison was also a visiting fellow at the Applied Finance Centre of Macquarie University for 12 years until 2011 and is currently a director of Kiwibank, TVNZ and Queenstown Airport. Alison has a Masters of Applied Finance from Macquarie University.

Lindsay Wright

Born in Kerikeri, Lindsay is now based in Hong Kong. She has more than 28 years’ experience in financial services, including senior management positions at Invesco Hong Kong Limited and Harvest Alternatives Investment Group, based in Hong Kong, and with Deutsche Asset Management/DWS, based in New York.

Lindsay is also on the board of the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Auckland.

Carol Campbell, BCom, CA

Carol Campbell has 30 years of financial experience with a background as a Chartered Accountant. She was previously a Partner at Ernst & Young for over 25 years and National Director for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award programme.

Carol is Director of The Business Advisory Group Ltd and holds Directorships in a number of other companies, including Turners and Growers Limited, Hick Bros Civil Construction Limited, Woodford Properties Limited, Bravestar Films Limited and CMS Alphatech Limited. She is also a Trustee of Ronald McDonald House Charities NZ.

Rhoda Phillippo

Rhoda lives in Sydney, Australia. She is a globally experienced executive with more than 30 years’ experience in the telecommunications and IT sectors, including senior management positions with British Telecom PLC; Optimation New Zealand; and Telecom NZ/Gen-i’s (now Spark) enterprise Trans-Tasman business. Rhoda’s experience in the energy industry includes a role as Transition Director with Shell in New Zealand (now Z Energy) for H.R.L. Morrison & Co and recently as Managing Director of Infratil Energy Australia, leading the successful sale of the business in September 2014.

In addition to her role with Kiwibank, she holds several Board positions including Non-Executive Director of Vocus, Executive Chair of Vix Technology, Director of Vix Investments, Chair of Snapper Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Infratil and Alternate Director representing the Future Fund of Australia’s investment in Perth Airport.