Winners for 2023 Financial Services Council industry awards announced

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August 17, 2023

The winners for the Financial Services Council (FSC) 2023 Awards, which recognise outstanding work in the New Zealand financial services sector, have been announced.

 Awards were presented to the winners at the Awards Dinner during the FSC’s Building Consumer Confidence Conference this evening, which is the flagship event of the financial services sector.

 “The quality and amount of entries for the Awards in 2023 have made this a difficult decision for the judges,” says FSC CEO Richard Klipin.

“We’ve had more entries and submissions than any other year, and each category had examples of outstanding work towards growing the financial confidence and wellbeing of New Zealanders.”

Not-for-profits were eligible to enter for the first time for the new Contribution to Community Award, and there were a total of seven categories nominees were in the running for.

“Congratulations to all the winners and finalists,” acknowledged Klipin.

“Their contributions to the financial services sector and wider New Zealand community have been recognised, and we are honoured to celebrate this achievement with them.”

FSC. Awards winners and finalists 2023

Contribution to Community Award

  • YWCA Tāmaki Makaurau (Winner)
  • Crayon (Highly Commended)
  • Mangere Budgeting Services (Highly Commended)

Emerging Trailblazer Award

  • Angela Meyer, Mercer NZ (Winner)

Excellence in Governance Award

  • Compliance Refinery (Winner)

Workplace Savings Award

  • Mike Woodbury, Chapman Tripp (Winner)

Excellence in Sustainability Practices Award

  • AIA New Zealand - ESG Strategy (Winner)

Excellence in Wellbeing & Inclusion Award

  • AIA New Zealand – Whai Ora (Winner)

Team of the Year Award

  • Whai Rawa - Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu (Winner)
  • Claims Team – Asteron Life (Highly Commended)
  • The Table – Mercer New Zealand (Highly Commended)

Chairman’s Award for Service to the Industry

  • Naomi Ballantyne, Partners Life (Winner)

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Richard Klipin
Chief Executive Officer
Financial Services Council of New Zealand
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