New CEO for the next phase

Media release
10 January, 2019

Public Trust is delighted to announce the appointment Glenys Talivai as Public Trust’s new Chief Executive.

Glenys is a highly regarded executive with significant leadership experience in the financial services sector.

She will join Public Trust on 18 March 2019 from her current role as General Manager – Customer Acquisition, Retention and Claims at Tower Insurance.

Image of newly appointed Public Trust Chief Executive, Glenys Talivai

Glenys has held senior leadership roles at ANZ and the Medical Assurance Society, as well as serving as Deputy Chair at the New Zealand Institute of Management.

Of note, Glenys was the winner of the Young Executive of the Year at the Deloitte Top 200 awards in 2012.

“We’re excited to have Glenys joining the team,” says Public Trust Board Chairman Ian Fitzgerald. “She brings experience, energy and a strong customer focus, making her the perfect candidate to deliver the next phase of our business strategy.”

Glenys replaces Bob Smith, who held the position for 5 years and whose leadership played a key role in establishing a foundation for future growth and improving the delivery of estate management services.


Contact: Ian Letham, Content & Communications Consultant

Phone: 022 070 0979