Public Trust appoints Vanessa Dudley as new GM Retail

Public Trust, the Crown Entity that provides estate management and KiwiSaver supervisory services, has appointed Vanessa Dudley to the role of GM Retail.

A senior executive with extensive experience within the healthcare and financial services sectors, Vanessa has led and developed high performing, geographically dispersed teams across New Zealand, Australia and Asia Pacific.

Vanessa’s career includes senior roles at ANZ, Tower Insurance, Contact Energy, Pacific Radiology Group and, most recently, at the helm of Healthcare New Zealand.

“Having recently launched our new online wills and EPAs platform earlier this year it’s an exciting time to have Vanessa join us,” says Public Trust Chief Executive Glenys Talivai. “Her proven experience helping organisations introduce new digital channels and transform their customers’ experience – coupled with her experience leading large, diverse frontline retail teams and contact centres – will be a huge asset to our team.”

Vanessa joins Public Trust on 10 November 2020.


Notes to editors:

  • Public Trust is New Zealand’s largest provider of estate planning and management services, including wills and enduring powers of attorney.
  • About Public Trust’s online will and EPA service:
    • Depending on the will’s complexity, a Public Trust online will can be created in as little as 15 minutes with pricing starting at $69. The platform is secure, comes with New Zealand-based phone and chat support and is accessible 24/7.
    • The New Zealand public can get their will and EPAs sorted with Public Trust online by going to:

For further information:

Contact: Alisha Fox, Communications Consultant

Phone: 020 4192 0581