POSTPONED: Workplace Savings Outlook 2022 with the Retirement Commission

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June 14, 2022

Due to illness, this event is postponed. Please follow our social media or sign up to receive updates for the new date.

Organised by the Financial Services Council's Workplace Savings Committee, we are delighted to welcome Te Ara Ahunga Ora Retirement Commissioner Jane Wrightson.

Join this session to hear more about the 2022 Arotake o ngā Kaupapahere Moniwhiwhi Ahungarua Review of Retirement Income Policies, highlights of the He Rautaki-ā-motu mō te Āheitanga Ahumoni The National Strategy for Financial Capability and a broader discussion on Workplace schemes, followed by Q&A.



  • 5pm: Arrival at Dentons Kensington Swan Wellington and Auckland
  • 5.30pm - 6.30pm: Te Ara Ahunga Ora Retirement Commissioner Jane Wrightson followed by a fireside chat with FSC CEO Richard Klipin
  • 6.30pm: Networking in Dentons Kensington Swan Wellington and Auckland



Tickets are complimentary. Kindly hosted by Dentons Kensington Swan.
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Jane Wrightson

Jane Wrightson is was appointed as the Retirement Commissioner in 2020 for a three-year term.

Previously, Jane Wrightson has been the Chief Executive of NZ On Air and Chief Executive of the Screen Production and Development Association (SPADA) and Chief Executive of the Broadcasting Standards Authority.

From 1991 to 1993, Ms Wrightson was New Zealand’s eighth Chief Censor and our first woman Chief Censor when the Films, Videos, and Publications Act became law.

She is also a chartered member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors and a trustee of the Digital Media Trust, which set up the NZ screen history and culture site, ‘NZ On Screen’.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Victoria University, as well as a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from Massey University.

She was a finalist in the 2018 Women of Influence Awards (Board and Management category).

The Retirement Commissioner's role was established under the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001. The Retirement Commissioner is appointed by the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

Under legal mandate, the Retirement Commissioner is required to fulfil the relevant functions and requirements of the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001 and certain functions under the Retirement Villages Act 2003:

  • Leading and coordinating of the National Strategy for Financial Capability to improve the financial capability of New Zealanders of all ages.
  • Reviewing and reporting to the Minister of Commerce every three years on the retirement income policies implemented by government.
  • Monitoring the effects of retirement villages legislation, administering the retirement village disputes process and appointing members to disputes panels as vacancies arise.

About the FSC's Outlook series:

Our Outlook series of events engage regulators and politicians in conversations about the future of the financial services industry in New Zealand.