General Counsel & Company Secretary, AIA
Kristy has 18 years of experience in a variety of leadership, law, executive and governance roles. Kristy has worked within the financial services, sport, insurance and energy sectors across Australasia, United Kingdom and the Middle East.
She is dual qualified to practice law both in New Zealand and the United Kingdom and is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors. Kristy currently leads AIA’s award winning Legal and Regulatory Affairs team – AIA was the winner of the NZ Lawyer In-House Team of the Year in 2019.
Kristy is currently on the Boards of Hockey New Zealand and the Financial Services Council as well as being an Executive Director of AIA Sovereign Limited.
As a former international hockey player, Kristy is passionate about making a difference and helping Kiwis live healthy, active lives. Born and bred on a farm in Canterbury, Kristy is now based in Auckland with her husband Fraser and their two young children.