Kristy Redfern

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. ​