Lecturers from the Department of Banking Finance and Property at Massey
University will be shortlisting entrants for both awards.
Judges for the 2004 awards were:
Diana Crossan was appointed Retirement Commissioner after the retirement
of Colin Blair this year. She currently leads the FUNZ project,
a private not-for-profit initiative established to explore ways
New Zealand families can save for their children¹s tertiary
education. She previously worked for AMP; most recently as Director,
National Distribution Strategy Project, AMP UK and has also worked
in the several government departments, including the Ministry of
Justice, State Services Commission and the Ministry of Education.
She is a member of the boards of NZ Post, the JR McKenzie Trust
and Relationship Services and a member of the Victoria University
Donal is Managing Director of Economics New Zealand and one of NZ's
best known business economists. Before setting up his own firm,
Donal was chief economist at the BNZ and also its national private
banking business. He is on the council of the New Zealand Association
of Economists, is an associate member of the Commerce Commission
and is the Finance and Expenditure select Committees adviser on
Newly appointed to the judging panel this year is Rob Stock, Money
editor of the Sunday Star-Times. Rob was born and educated in the
UK, where he was previously news editor of Investment Week - a weekly
publication for financial advisers. Rob holds the Chartered Insurance
Institute Financial Planning Certificates one, two and three and
several awards for personal finance reporting. He moved to NZ with
his kiwi wife who is a lecturer in international law at the University
Young Financial Planner of the Year
Financial Adviser, Certified Financial Planner of the Year 2003
Jenny was born and educated in the UK. After university she worked
with Barclays Bank before becoming an academic. She has lectured
at universities in England, Scotland and Australia before coming
to New Zealand.
Jenny, recently retired, was a Senior Lecturer at Massey University
and worked in the Department of Finance Banking and Property. She
was in charge of The Graduate Diploma in Business Studies endorsed
Personal Financial Planning offered by the university.
Jenny has presented research papers at The Academy of Financial
Services in the USA and has given papers in Canada, Europe and Asia.
For seven years she was a judge of the annual Pricewaterhouse Cooper
Young Banker of the Year award held in Wellington.