AIA New Zealand is New Zealand’s largest life insurer offering life, health, trauma and income insurance, as well as AIA Vitality,  a science-backed health and wellbeing programme. The AIA New Zealand Legal Team has been at the forefront of enabling the business to deliver on its purpose of helping Kiwis live “Healthier, Longer, Better Lives”.

The AIA New Zealand Legal Team is highly regarded by the business as a key partner to their success. The team is made up of legal counsel, regulatory lawyers, a remediation team, and AIA’s ESG/sustainability and company secretarial functions. It provides legal services ranging from advice on claims and privacy, to litigation and commercial contracts. The team has also been recognised externally – most notably winning “NZ In-House Team of the Year” at the 2023 Australasian Law Awards, “Excellence in Sustainability Practices” at the 2023 Financial Services Council New Zealand Awards, and “Financial Services In-House Team of the Year” at the NZ Law Awards.

This department is made up of the following members: Amy MacFadyen, Annemarie Waugh, Ben Spick, Dan Marchant, Sonette de Koster, Erina Fahy Fiona Wong, Gabriella Garcia, Hector Camacho, Jackie Waddams, Jeremy Jones, Jolo Tobias, Julie Wheeler, Kathryn Clendon, Kenji Murakami, Kylie Jackson-Cox, Racheal Smith, Rebecca Fletcher, Rob Ford, Sarah Fitzgerald, Shami Shearer, Phillip Thein, William Clarke