Diane Maxwell was appointed Retirement Commissioner in June 2013 for a three-year term. Her previous role was Head of Stakeholder Management at the market regulator: the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) where she worked on the role of regulation post GFC and the relationship between compliance, regulation and education.

Prior to FMA Diane was Head of Brand and Corporate Affairs at Bank of New Zealand, overseeing media and government relations, complaints, sustainability, events, marketing and sponsorship. During that time she worked on financial literacy and responsible lending, alongside privacy breaches, product development, and legislative and compliance changes including: FAA, AML, review of CCCFA, Securities Act and Consumer Law.

Previous roles have included: Partner at Michaelides and Bednash in London, Media Director at Saatchi and Saatchi NZ, and as a trans-Tasman consultant delivering research and analysis for the banking, media and telecommunications sectors.


Diane is speaking at the October 2015 indulge Speaker Collective, in association with Craigs Investment Partners.
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