RBNZ appoints new Head of Risk Assessment and Assurance

Release date
09 November 2011

 
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has appointed Steve Gordon as Head of Risk Assessment and Assurance, effective 28 November 2011.

The Reserve Bank's Risk Assessment and Assurance unit is responsible for ensuring that the wide range of risks faced by the Bank are identified, monitored and managed in line with best practice. Risks include financial, operational, and reputational risks. The unit includes the Bank's internal audit function.
 
Mr Gordon has been with Bank of New Zealand since 2002, where he held Head of Risk – Business Support and Head of Audit New Zealand roles.  Prior to joining BNZ he worked at WestpacTrust (1995-2002) and National Bank of New Zealand (1988-1995), specialising in IT audit.

He is a Chartered Accountant and has a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration from Victoria University.
 

Media Contact:
Sonia Speedy
External Communications Adviser
04 471 3846, 021 663 082, sonia.speedy@rbnz.govt.nz