Teressa has a wide range of experience, particularly in legal and executive-level risk management, as well as senior leadership, strategy, business management and governance. She is president and director of the NZ & Pacific Islands Chapter of the Global Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) and Vice Chair of RIMS Global Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council. She also founded NZ Diversity in Risk.Teressa brings and deep financial services experience served across the New Zealand, Australian and London markets, including work with TSB, Westpac, BNZ, ASB, Barclays and UBS. She started her career as a lawyer with Buddle Findlay, Philips Fox and Linklaters.
Teressa has a Bachelor of Laws from Victoria University and is a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.
Teressa is an independent director.