Independent Director and Chair
James Quinn is based in Auckland and was appointed as an Independent Director in June 2014, replacing David Russell. He is currently an Independent Director of Lyttleton Port Company, Ngai Tahu Tainui Go Bus, Halls and Chairman of Tubman Heating Ltd and Intilecta Corporation.
He has previously held a number of senior management positions including Chief Executive of KiwiRail (2009-2014), Chairman of mobile payments company M-Com, CEO of Express Couriers, General Manager NZ Post, General Manager Advantage Group and General Manager NZ Couriers.
Geoff Dangerfield works in governance and advisory roles in the public and private sectors. He is Executive Chair of the New Zealand Festival, Chair of the Working Group on the Reinstatement of the Christchurch Cathedral, and Chair of the Major Outsources Board for the Department of Corrections.
His former public sector roles included CEO of the NZ Transport Agency, CEO of the Ministry of Economic Development and Deputy Secretary to the Treasury where he had the responsibility for the NZ Debt Management Office.
Cecilia is a professional company director. She was appointed as an Independent Director in July 2016, replacing Dame Patsy Reddy. She is currently a Director of Fletcher Building Limited, Deputy Chairman of the Government Superannuation Fund Authority and a trustee of The University of Auckland Foundation, and serves on a number of smaller for profit and not-for-profit boards and committees.
In addition to her governance roles, Cecilia is an Executive-in-Residence at the University of Auckland Business School where, among other things, she leads a Women’s Mentoring Programme.
Cecilia previously worked in law and banking, first as a lawyer in Auckland and San Francisco and then as an investment banker in New York and London.
Andrew joined the Payments NZ Board in 2010. He has worked in the banking and finance industry in New Zealand for over 33 years and specialises in all facets of risk management including sovereign, market, liquidity, credit and operational risk management.
Michael Bullock is the Head of Institutional and Commercial Operations for ANZ New Zealand. Michael's role encompasses Payment delivery for ANZ New Zealand and is a member of the ANZ Global payment leadership team and an active contributor to ANZ's Enterprise delivery solutions.
Michael has had over 24 years in the banking industry with 14 years experience in the European and North American markets with particular focus on Payments and Trade Finance.
Educated in New Zealand, Michael is an active member of his local community.
Simon Tong was appointed to the ASB Executive team with responsibility for Technology, Innovation and Payments in March 2017. The role includes responsibility for cyber security as well as the investigation of new technologies and business models for the bank.
For the previous three and a half years, Simon was Managing Director of Fairfax Media New Zealand, owner of the no.1 domestic website in the country, Stuff.co.nz and also the major shareholder of the highly successful and Kiwi-founded platform, Neighbourly.co.nz.
During his time at Fairfax, Simon led the company through a period of unprecedented business model disruption driven by digital innovation from local and global challenges and the fast changing habits of New Zealanders.
A proven leader with a track-record of achieving business goals, Simon’s 20-year career in the technology, media and now banking industries includes seven years as Chief Executive of electronic payments provider Paymark, and senior executive roles at Compaq Computer and Hewlett-Packard.
Simon holds a Master of Management and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Massey University, and is a Member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.
Rob Roughan is Country Head of Wholesale Banking at HSBC, New Zealand. Rob returned to New Zealand in August 2016, joining HSBC as Country Head of Commercial Banking. Rob is responsible for HSBC’s corporate facing teams, encompassing relationship management, trade finance, transactional banking and the bank’s associated business management function.
A graduate of University College Dublin in Ireland, Rob was Head of Global Corporates and Product at Barclays Capital in Ireland from 2005-2016. Prior to that he was Head of Corporate Banking at The National Bank of New Zealand, based in Auckland.
Ross is General Manager, Product Management and Services at BNZ. Prior to returning to New Zealand in December 2015, Ross was VP and Regional Head at Visa responsible for cross-border business in Asia Pacific and CEMEA and Product, Brand and Client Marketing in Asia Pacific.
Earlier roles at Visa included leading business analytics for Visa Asia Pacific and CEMEA and Regional Marketing and Product Innovation Director for Visa Asia Pacific. Throughout this time, he was Visa’s representative on the WTTC and the PATA Board.
Before moving to Singapore, Ross was Head of Cards (Issuing and Acquiring) for Westpac Bank, New Zealand. He has also held executive and board roles including Regional Director, BBDO in Asia Pacific, Managing Director of Colenso BBDO, Director Clemenger BBDO New Zealand, Partner Euro RSCG in Australia and MD of Mattingly DY&R New Zealand.
He holds an MBA, and Dip. Bus (Marketing) and Certificate in Company Direction (NZ). He is a member of the NZ Institute of Directors and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.
As GM of Finance at TSB, Roddy’s role is to provide key strategic financial advice, and assist in determining the bank's direction and positioning, including business development and operational planning. He is responsible for providing leadership and oversight of the Finance and Treasury departments within the bank.
Roddy holds a BSc in Economics and Accounting, and is a Chartered Accountant.
Fiona has been with Kiwibank since January 2020 as the General Manager of Cards and Payments. Prior to joining Kiwibank Fiona spent 3 years working for Qantas in Sydney developing Qantas Money – the airline’s loyalty business financial services fintech venture. Prior to this, she held senior leadership roles with BNZ spanning operations, product management and business banking strategy and performance.
Fiona holds a BA (Economics) and a Dip Bus (Finance) from the University of Auckland.
John is Head of Payments at Westpac New Zealand. He has over 25 years’ experience, principally in transactional banking and payments. John is responsible for Westpac’s payments product management, along with the bank’s core payments processing technology in New Zealand. John holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Otago.