Financial Services Council welcomes Rachelle HardieNeil to new COO role

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October 28, 2022

The Financial Services Council (FSC) is delighted to announce the appointment of Rachelle HardieNeil to the newly established role of Chief Operating Officer.


HardieNeil’s appointment strengthens the FSC’s senior leadership team in order to bring even more value to the Council’s 106 members and fulfil its vision to grow the financial confidence and wellbeing of New Zealanders.

“Rachelle brings a wealth of senior executive experience to the FSC,” says FSC CEO Richard Klipin.

“I'm looking forward to working together to offer even greater value to our members and the wider financial services industry,” says Klipin.

HardieNeil joins the FSC after an 11-year stint at the New Zealand College of Chiropractic, where she served as Executive Vice President. Her experience spans across New Zealand, Australia and the United States, and she holds an MBA from Northwest Missouri State University and a Masters in Public Affairs from the University of Missouri. 

“I’m looking forward to serving the members of the FSC and supporting the sector in addressing policy and consumer opportunities to raise the financial literacy and wellbeing of all New Zealanders,” says HardieNeil.

“It’s an exciting time for the FSC to support their incredibly good work and growth as a world-class member organisation.”

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Richard Klipin
Chief Executive Officer
Financial Services Council of New Zealand
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