The NZBA Team

Karen Scott-Howman

Chief Executive

Karen leads the organisation’s commitment to advocate for good quality regulation for the industry to ensure we continue to maintain a world-class banking system that benefits New Zealanders and the New Zealand economy.

p. +64 4 802 3358

Antony Buick-Constable

Deputy Chief Executive & General Counsel

Antony leads a team responsible for advocating on key issues affecting the banking industry. This work covers all aspects of advocacy in policy, legislative and regulatory processes.

p. +64 4 802 3351
m. +64 21 255 4043

Philip van Dyk

Communications Director

Philip leads a team responsible for all aspects of NZBA communications, including strategy, government relations, media liaison and branding.

p. +64 4 802 3354
m. +64 21 242 0428

Miles Erwin

Associate Director - Government Relations

As Government Relations Associate Director, Miles ensures NZBA has strong relationships with Members of Parliament, ministerial staff, banking industry influencers, and NZBA members.

p. +64 4 802 3350
m. +64 21 569 715

Olivia Bouchier

Associate Director - Policy and Legal Counsel

As Associate Director - Policy and Legal Counsel, Olivia works closely with member banks and other financial sector organisations on emerging policy and legislation.


Trevor Phua

Finance Manager

As Finance Manager, Trevor provides the New Zealand Bankers' Association with financial management services.


Wendy Woods

Executive Manager

Wendy joined the NZBA team in 2017, and brings considerable operations and project management experience.