Hobson Leavy is thrilled to announce that Kate Armstrong has been appointed as Non-Executive Director for TSB.
Kate is a qualified lawyer with almost 30 years’ experience in financial services and five years’ experience in governance. She has spent significant time working within in-house legal teams at banks, both within New Zealand and overseas. Kate has held roles at Mizuho Corporate Bank, Barclays Capital and ANZ NZ, and most recently at Westpac NZ.
At Westpac Kate led the insurance and investment businesses and was the divisional COO with responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the Consumer Banking and Wealth division. In 2019 Kate also led Westpac Life’s Financial Services Conduct Review Programme.
Kate brings strong legal and risk management skills to TSB, with a deep understanding of compliance and risk frameworks. Kate is also an experienced audit and risk subcommittee Chair. She currently sits on the Boards of Vero and Asteron Insurance and the NZ Housing Foundation.
Please join us in congratulating Kate on her appointment.