Our Acting Chief Executive

Mark Stephen is the Acting Chief Executive of Kiwibank. Mark has over 25 years’ experience in the banking and financial services industry, and joined Kiwibank in 2011. Mark’s career to date has included senior and executive leadership positions with accountabilities across Retail, Business and Commercial, Agribusiness, Financial Markets, Insurance, and Operations. Mark’s most recent role in Kiwibank is that of Group Manager Sales & Service.

Mark holds Post-Graduate, Bachelor, and Diploma level tertiary qualifications, is a member of the Institute of Directors, and is a Director on the boards of Kiwi Insurance Limited and Kiwi Asset Finance Limited.

Our executive team

Our executive team is made up of professionals with a wide range of experience in financial industries, as well as other sectors. They’re passionate Kiwis, helping to make Kiwis better off.

Malcolm Bruce - Chief Risk Officer

"I know it’s a cliché but I really see that we’re building an asset for all New Zealanders. Kiwibank culturally is prepared to move quickly and accept change and strive to be better. I wanted to be part of that journey and help Kiwibank help Kiwis."

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Danni George - Group Manager, People and Communications

"It’s an exciting time to be a part of an organisation that has deliberately set out to rethink and deliver on how it can contribute to creating a better New Zealand. In today’s world, where consumers and businesses are seeking more connected ways to manage and grow their finances, who better than us to make that difference."

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Gary Crawford - Group Chief Financial Officer

"Great purpose, great people and great opportunities to do interesting work."

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Tracey Berry - Group Manager, Sales and Service (Acting)

"I work for Kiwibank because it's New Zealand owned and focused on the customer – we’re up for doing things differently, which I love."

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Fiona Brown - General Counsel and Company Secretary

"The reason I’m at Kiwibank is because I truly believe that the bank can do good for Kiwis and that it’s important to have a bank that’s focused only on New Zealand."

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Ian Burns - CEO, Kiwi Wealth

"I passionately believe that New Zealand needs its own Financial Services champion, so personally it is very motivating to contribute to something bigger than just banking, to know that through the clients we serve and the profits we make, we benefit the country as a whole."

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Mark Wilkshire - Group Manager, Marketing

"I work at Kiwibank because you can make a difference. We make decisions here and we exist for the benefit of New Zealand. Being part of something that has a clear purpose is pretty special."

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