Our board

Jane Meares

Jane Meares

Board Chair

Jane Meares is a barrister at Clifton Chambers where she is involved in a broad range of public sector and commercial advisory work, working with in-house legal teams, firms of solicitors and overseas clients. Jane is also the Chief Commissioner for the Transport Accident Investigation Commission.

Prior to joining Clifton Chambers, Jane was the chief legal adviser at the New Zealand Treasury. She has undertaken a number of independent enquiries and reviews for government departments, provides advice on commercial matters, and assists entities in the development and interpretation of legislation.

In addition to the Transport Accident Investigation Commission, Jane holds a number of governance roles as chair of the Risk and Audit Committee of the Parliamentary Counsel Office, a director of ECNZ, a member of the Governance and Investor Oversight board of Trustees Executors Limited, an independent member of two commercial advisory boards for the Department of Corrections, chair of the Ballet Foundation of New Zealand Trust and a trustee of the UNICEF Children’s Foundation.

Raewyn Fox QSO

Raewyn Fox - FSCL Board

Consumer Representative

Raewyn Fox was the CEO of the New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services Inc. from 1999 to June 2017. Raewyn has worked in budget advice for 20 years, starting as Manager of the Porirua Budget Service. She has held numerous Governance roles in the community sector, and governance roles including Foundation Member of Community Trust of Wellington, Consumer Representative on the ISO Board and membership of the Task Force on Regulation of Financial Intermediaries.

In January 2018 Raewyn was appointed as a companion to the Queen's Service Order for her services to family budgeting services and the community.

Mary Holm 

Mary Holm - FSCL Board

Consumer Representative

Mary Holm writes a personal finance Q&A column in the Weekend Herald, presents a financial segment on RNZ, and is a best-selling author and seminar presenter on personal finance. Mary is also a director of the Financial Markets Authority.  She holds an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago.  Mary has been the business editor of the Auckland Sun and Auckland Star, and a member of the Capital Markets Development Task Force and the Savings Working Group. 

Gary Young Gary Young - FSCL Board

Industry Representative

Gary has been CEO of the Insurance Brokers Association of New Zealand since 2006. Prior to this he worked in insurance for 30 years mainly in insurance broking with local and international companies where he had experience as a broker/adviser, CEO, Director and shareholder.  Since 2009 Gary has been a member of the Code Committee for Financial Advisers and is currently a Director of PIQ College an NZQA accredited PTE within financial services.

Roger J Kerr Roger J Kerr - FSCL Board

Industry Representative

Roger Kerr is a Consultant to PwC New Zealand in its treasury advisory division. He is also a director of Pie Funds Management Ltd. Roger was formerly a director and one-third shareholder in Asia-Pacific Risk Management Limited and has over 30 years’ merchant and investment banking experience in financial and investment markets. Roger is regarded as one of New Zealand’s leading professional advisers and commentators on local and international financial markets, the New Zealand economy and corporate treasury management

Roger was a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Provident Fund from June 2003 to May 2012 and was Board Chairman of charitable trust service provider and fund manager Trust Investments Management Ltd from 2004 until October 2012.