Treasury Deputy Secretary Financial and Commercial Leilani Frew today announced the appointment of two key new roles in New Zealand Debt Management (NZDM).
Kim Martin has been appointed as Head of NZDM, while Matthew Collin has been appointed as Head of Funding, Investment and Markets reporting to the Head of NZDM.
NZDM represents the single largest operating unit of the Crown balance sheet managing $178 billion of liabilities and $50 billion of assets (as at 31 December 2021).
The newly created Head of NZDM role will take on overall responsibility for the activities of NZDM, including strategy, operations and leadership. Kim was previously Head of Funding Strategy and Engagement. Her 20-year career in finance spans senior roles both in New Zealand and in the United Kingdom. She holds a Masters’ degree from the London School of Economics.
Head of Funding, Investment and Markets Matthew Collin will lead the team responsible for funding strategy and execution, investment activity and the management of financial markets risk on behalf of the Crown. He has 15-years of financial markets experience and is a graduate of the University of Auckland, holding a Masters’ degree in commerce (finance and economics).
Both Kim and Matthew begin their roles today.