Executive Team

Executive Team

Glenys Talivai

Glenys Talivai

Chief Executive Officer

Glenys joined Public Trust as CEO on 18 March 2019.

She is a highly regarded executive with significant leadership experience in the financial services sector. Past roles include General Manager – Customer Acquisition, Retention and Claims at Tower Insurance, as well as senior leadership positions at ANZ and the Medical Assurance Society.

She also served as Deputy Chair at the New Zealand Institute of Management and was the winner of the Young Executive of the Year at the Deloitte Top 200 awards in 2012.

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Angela Dixon

Angela Dixon

Chief Financial and Information Officer

Angela, a Chartered Accountant and qualified solicitor, worked in insurance for 10 years before coming to Public Trust, in several roles here and in the UK.

Before coming to Public Trust, Angela was the General Manager of Operational Excellence within the Direct insurance division of IAG which trades under the AMI, State and NAC customer brands.  Prior to this she was the Head of Business Performance and Planning for the wider IAG NZ business.

Angela was closely involved with the initial purchase of AMI and the eventual integration and transformation of that brand. Prior to IAG Angela has had roles in Strategy at Auckland International Airport Ltd and Telewest communications Plc, and finance roles at Royal Sun Alliance Plc and PWC NZ and UK. Angela has served as Regional councillor for Auckland for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. She also has a keen interest in investing in start-up companies and is a member of Arc Angels a group focused on finding equity for female led business.

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Liz Style

Liz Style

General Manager – Legal & Governance

Liz Style started her role on 24 June 2013.

She has extensive commercial, legal and operating experience at a senior level and has held roles as General Counsel and as Chief Operating Officer, in addition to many years spent in private legal practice.

Among other things, her previous commercial experience includes general commercial law, project management, change management, commercial operations, due diligence and corporate structure and governance.

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Julian Travaglia, General Manager Retail at Public Trust

Julian Travaglia

General Manager – Retail Customers

Julian joined Public Trust in May 2018. He leads the company’s retail business, which is responsible for delivering exceptional experiences through the Customer Centres and specialised support functions throughout New Zealand.

As GM Retail, Julian also oversees the development and delivery of customer engagement, business development, and distribution strategies, and the management and development of the Public Trust brand.

Prior to joining Public Trust, Julian was CEO of New Zealand Home Loans. He also held senior retail sales and distribution roles with AIG, Activa Health, and AMP Financial Services.

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John Ross

John Ross

General Manager – Corporate Trustee Services)

John joined Public Trust in November 2016 and was appointed General Manager Corporate Trustee Services effective 1 February 2017. His role involves managing the Corporate Trusts business for Public Trust, which includes the supervision of all forms of securities issues, as well as developing our Corporate Trust business. John has particular expertise in the financial sectors of both Australia and New Zealand as well as operations and strategic planning.

Prior to his move to financial services, he served as an officer in the Royal New Zealand Navy. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Auckland University, Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment and a Diploma of Financial Services (Life Insurance).

John lives in Wellington and he enjoys family time and the occasional round of golf.

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Vicki Nuttall

Vicki Nuttall

Chief Risk Officer

Vicki came on board as Chief Risk Officer at Public Trust in April 2018. Before joining the company she was COO of the Americas region for an innovative digital technology company. She has experience in risk, strategy and operational leadership across a wide range of sectors. Vicki is passionate about helping organisations to proactively manage risk through the development well-implemented risk frameworks and cultures.

Vicki has a Master of Science (Management) degree from the London Business School, and a Bachelor of Management Studies from Waikato University. She is also a qualified Chartered Accountant.

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