Christine is the Head of Internal Audit at Kiwibank, where she is breaking new ground in building the function and working with the business to provide proactive assurance at Kiwibank Group. Prior to joining Kiwibank she was Director, Risk & Assurance for the Ministry of Justice.
Christine has an extensive career in governance, risk management and assurance across both public and private organizations, including the Department of Building and Housing, ANZ National Bank and Inland Revenue Department.
Christine’s various Board and governing committee experiences including the Finance and Audit Committee (a sub-board of Kiwibank’s Board), Kiwibank’s Executive Risk Committee, Inland Revenue’s Penalties Consistency Committee, the Chinese Anglican Church board and recently (2016) appointed a member of the Institute of Directors Wellington Branch Committee.
She is a Chartered Accountant and graduate of Victoria University and the University of Economics of Vienna, Austria.
Utilising her knowledge of industry good practices, financial experience and sense of pragmatism has seen Christine awarded the “Internal Auditor of the Year of New Zealand” by the Institute of Internal Auditors of New Zealand in 2012/13. Christine’s team was also a finalist for the ‘Internal Audit Function of the year 2013/14 of New Zealand’ award.