Rob is a founder of MMC, and a Director of MMC Group Holdings. He has more than 30 years’ experience in business development and fund administration in the New Zealand market.
Rob held various senior management positions at financial institutions in New Zealand prior to the establishment of MMC in 2002.LinkedIn
Tom provides strategic guidance and direction to the MMC Board and works closely with our Chief Executive Officer to ensure delivery of strategy.
Tom co-founded MMC in 2002 and is a Director of MMC Group Holdings. He has more than 30 years’ experience in financial services, with over 25 years in fund accounting and administration.LinkedIn
Philippa is an Investment Director at Pencarrow. She joined the firm in 2012 following 10 years in investment management with AMP Capital and Kiwibank.
In addition to being on the board of MMC, Philippa is a Director of portfolio companies BeGroup, Mix and SolarZero and is a Council Member of the NZ Private Capital Association.LinkedIn
Nigel is a Managing Partner at Pencarrow and has more than 30 years’ experience in private equity, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. Prior to joining Pencarrow in 2005, Nigel was a Partner with investment bank, Cameron Partners, and prior to that was at Fay, Richwhite.
In addition to being on the board of MMC, Nigel is a Director on portfolio companies Seequent, Netlogix, RedShield and NZ Frost Fans. He has previously been a Director of BrewGroup, phil&teds, BJ Ball and Rishworth Aviation.LinkedIn
A serial digital entrepreneur, Carmen joined the board in July 2020. Carmen has a 20 year track record in the New Zealand banking and mortgage-lending markets, most recently as the founder and global Chief Executive Officer of digital property valuation platform, Valocity. She is also the founder and Chair of data analytics agency, Data Insight.
Carmen has been recognised for her entrepreneurship and business innovation and won a string of awards both globally and locally including: Global Fintech Start-up of the Year 2019; NZDM Nexus Supreme Winner Award; and the CIO Digital Transformation prize.LinkedIn
Paul is a well-known figure in the New Zealand financial services industry, also joining the MMC board in July 2020. He is currently a member of the Financial Advice Code Working Group and a director of Ngāi Tahu’s Whai Rawa Fund.
Paul has been a director of pioneering New Zealand boutique fund manager, Brook Asset Management, served on the 2011 Savings Working Group, and was a senior financial services and tax partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Additionally, he has held a senior policy role at the Inland Revenue Department during which he was seconded to both the OECD and the New Zealand Treasury.LinkedIn
Vedran provides strategic, commercial and operational overview and direction, as well as leadership across the business to develop and maintain a high performance and collaborative culture focused on achieving positive outcomes for clients and the MMC business.
Vedran joined MMC in February 2020 from Fisher Funds where he was Chief Operating Officer.LinkedIn
Chris has over 22 years’ experience in the financial services industry, working in back office roles for investment banks and hedge funds in London and New York prior to joining MMC in early 2007. Qualified as a chartered accountant, Chris has a strong analytical and process improvement focus to secure the functionality of the business and drive sustainable growth.
Chris’ role includes reviewing current operational processes and implementing change management whilst managing the daily operations of MMC.LinkedIn
Nicola has more than 24 years’ experience in the UK, US and New Zealand financial services industries. With a solid investment background alongside a strong service emphasis, Nicola returned home to New Zealand to take responsibility for MMC’s client relationships in early 2014.
Nicola leads MMC’s Client Success Team, championing the way in which MMC partners with clients.LinkedIn
Craig worked in enterprise resource planning in Hong Kong and the USA prior to returning home to New Zealand to begin contracting. While contracting, Craig architected various successful systems including one for MMC. The relationship continued, and Craig was employed full time to lead MMC’s Information Technology Team in 2012.
Craig’s focus is managing and implementing MMC’s information and computer technologies.LinkedIn
Leigh joined MMC in 2015 after 21 years, and various management positions, within the financial services industry in the UK and New Zealand. Trained as an accountant, Leigh’s attention turned to fund accounting, unit pricing and investment reporting before taking on a risk and compliance role at MMC.
As Chief Risk Officer, Leigh leads the Risk & Oversight Team driving and embedding the quality of MMC’s operational oversight.
Jacky is to join the MMC team in October 2020. As a practised Chief Financial Officer and General Manager of Finance, Jacky has worked for Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development, Vocus New Zealand and McDonald’s Restaurants. She has also consulted to technology start-ups and SMEs.
As Chief Financial Officer, Jacky’s role is to collaborate with the Chief Executive Officer and the Board as a strategic thought partner, aligning around a shared vision for MMC and shaping the finance strategy.LinkedIn
Scott joined MMC in 2007 from PricewaterhouseCoopers. Starting life at MMC as a funds administrator, Scott has a long list of accounting and financial services experience, including: reconciliations; fund accounting; unit pricing; performance measurement; unit trust PIE registry; process improvement; system testing; and client reporting.
Scott’s role as Head of Registry is to ensure transaction and reporting accuracy and to implement process efficiencies across the Unit Trust, KiwiSaver and Onboarding teams.LinkedIn
Starting her career in the New Zealand financial services industry in 2006, Tracy joined MMC in 2011 and is responsible for the Market Operations Team and its various functions including trade matching, corporate actions and custody.
Tracy is focused on the timely and accurate settlement of investment trades and the safeguarding (holding and administering) of custody assets for clients.
Matthew has over 25 years’ experience in financial services specialising in relationship management, leadership and sales distribution. Matthew joined MMC in 2019 from ASB where he held various roles culminating in Head of Relationships for the Aegis business.
As Head of Wealth Administration at MMC, Matthew is the advocate for advisory group led initiatives and development opportunities leading a team of adviser focused relationship managers.LinkedIn
Nikki entered the financial services industry in 1998 and joined Aegis when in its infancy. Having worked in all aspects of the business (client services, relationships, trading, IT and project management), Nikki has an in-depth knowledge of the Wealth Administration system and custodial services.
Nikki is Head of Asset Operations, leading teams in Corporate Actions, Reconciliations and Asset Transfers for MMC Wealth Administration.
Brett joined MMC in 2019 with over 20 years of broad financial services experience. From his previous roles, Brett brings expertise covering finance business partnering, insights and reporting, process improvement and wealth management administration.
As Head of Business Improvement, Brett plays a key role in helping to deliver quality change initiatives across the MMC business.LinkedIn