Public Trust appoints Peter Aish as new Chief Financial Officer

Media Release
5 August, 2020

Public Trust, the Crown Entity that provides estate management and KiwiSaver supervisory services, has appointed Peter Aish to the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

A senior finance executive with global experience, Peter will join Public Trust on 12 October from his current role as CFO at Southern Cross Benefits Limited (Southern Cross Travel Insurance).

Peter brings with him almost 30 years of finance experience, including nearly a decade as CFO at Deutsche Bank in New Zealand, where he continues to hold a Directorship role. Prior to this, he spent nearly 10 years as Chief Accountant at ABN AMRO Bank NV.

“Peter joins our organisation at a pivotal time in our journey,” says Public Trust Chief Executive Glenys Talivai. “Having recently re-articulated our business strategy, strong financial capabilities will be crucial in helping us meet our strategic aspiration to deliver products and services that are compelling, relevant and accessible to all Kiwis.”

Public Trust is New Zealand’s largest provider of estate planning and management services, including wills and enduring powers of attorney. Its corporate division supervises 11 of the country’s KiwiSaver funds.


Contact: Alisha Fox, Communications Consultant

Phone: + 64 20 4192 0581

Email: alisha.fox@publictrust.co.nz