Governance Bio
Kristy Redfern
Appoint Professional

Kristy Redfern

Location
Auckland
Experience
10 Years
Remuneration
Paid or Unpaid Roles

Interested In:

Organisations

Private company
Listed company
Sport & Physical Recreation Orgs

Roles

Director
Board Member
“I am passionate about strong governance and growing New Zealand businesses and organisations. I add value to my Boards through leadership, strategy, legal advice, risk mitigation skills and health and safety experience. I have strong experience across United Kingdom, Middle East and Australasian markets. With a legal background of over 15 years, I also bring”
Experience
Memberships

Professional

Special Interest Groups

Governance Roles

Board Member

Hockey NZ

May 2018 - Present (2 months)

Hockey NZ - Board Member

Board Member

Financial Services Council

November 2017 - Present (8 months)

Chair of Life Insurance Committee

Director

AIA International Limited (New Zealand)

May 2017 - Present (1 years)

Audit & Financial Risk Committee, Operational Risk Committee

Director

Roeland Limited

April 2017 - Present (1 years)

Director

Director

AIA International Holdings NZ Limited

January 2017 - Present (1 years)

Director

Director

AIA Financial Services Network Limited

January 2017 - Present (1 years)

Director

Executive Roles

GM Corporate Services & General Counsel

AIA Insurance Limited

January 2016 - Present (2 years)

AIA Insurance is the worlds’ second largest life insurer. AIA provides life and health insurance in New Zealand and 17 other countries. Embedded value of $43 billion and more than 30 million policyholders. I am responsible for leading AIA New Zealand's key Legal, Finance, IT, Project Management, Facilities and Enterprise Risk & Compliance functions.

Head of Legal

Suncorp Group New Zealand

January 2009 - January 2016 (7 years)

Suncorp Group includes some of New Zealand’s leading insurance brands such as Vero, AA Insurance, Asteron, and New Zealand Guardian Trust. Suncorp is a top ASX listed company with over 9 million customers and 14,000 employees. I was responsible for the legal functions across all of the New Zealand businesses.

Associate

Various London Law Firms

January 2006 - January 2009 (3 years)

Associate

Education

United Kingdom

Law, Admitted - Solicitor of Law England & Wales

2003 - 2006

University of Canterbury

LLB, Law (Honours Society)

1999 - 2002

New Zealand

Law - Barrister & Solicitor High Court of New Zealand, Law

2001 - 2001