CFA Society New Zealand volunteers and supporters

In addition to our volunteer board, our society is fortunate to receive support from many volunteers and organisations.

Hamish Ellis-Jack, CFA:  Vice Chair – Candidate Outreach
Hamish is an Associate at Independent Investment Bank Northington Partners, where he works on Mergers and Acquisitions, Equity Capital Raises, Direct Listings, IPOs and Corporate Finance advisory. He has worked for Deloitte and some of New Zealand’s largest corporates. During his time in London Hamish was a member of the CFA Society of the UK. Hamish holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance and a Certificate in Languages in German from the University of Auckland. Outside of work Hamish is a passionate field hockey umpire, and is on the Umpires and Officials Division Executive Committee at North Harbour Hockey.
Prince Siddharth:  Vice Chair – Communications
Prince is an Economist at the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER). He has created models to assess economic impacts in a number of sectors. Previously, Prince worked as an engineer at Downer. He holds Honours degrees in Engineering and Commerce and is studying towards his CFA accreditation.
Jennifer Chee, CFA:  Vice Chair – Events
Jennifer is a Direct Investments Analyst at the NZ Super Fund, where she supports the ongoing management of the Fund’s private equity investments and new deal execution. Prior to this, she worked in investment banking and economic research. Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Honours in Finance. She is also Chair of INFINZ Young Women in Finance
Mia Prkusic, CFA:  Vice Chair – University Outreach
Mia is Fund Manager Fixed Interest for ANZ Investments. Her responsibilities include daily liquidity management, trade execution, credit research, relative and supporting interest rate risk management decisions. She enjoys providing professional development opportunities for the junior cohort.  Mia holds a Bachelor of Commerce.
Erin Hasemore-Slieker, CFA:  Vice Chair – CFA Institute Research Challenge
Erin is a Research Analyst in the Australasian Equity team at ANZ Investments, where she is responsible for researching the NZ and Australian listed technology names. Prior to accepting this role in 2021, Erin worked as a Performance Analyst where she completed attributions and risk analysis for the ANZ-managed KiwiSaver scheme funds. Erin has a bachelor of Business Studies (Finance and Economics) from Massey University and has passed all three CFA exams.


  • JD Van Heerden, CFA, ambassador for Canterbury
  • Karla Schmidt, CFA, ambassador for Canterbury
  • Krishn Nand,  ambassador at PwC
  • Mia Prkusic, CFA ambassador at ANZ
  • Devarsh Pathak, CFA, ambassador at ASB
  • Barbara Salazar, CFA ambassador at NZ Super Fund
  • Jun Kim, CFA ambassador at Reserve Bank of NZ
  • Mitchell Hurring, ambassador at Financial Markets Authority (FMA)
  • Abby de Beer, Westpac

Candidate committee

  • Hamish Ellis-Jack, Vice Chair
  • Ryan Lambert
  • Abby de Beer
  • Guy Nankivell
  • Ranbir Mazumdar
  • Fares AlGhareeb
  • Prince Siddarth
  • Thomas Moot
  • Mitchell Hurring
  • Kobe Huang
  • Nicole Tan
  • Danchon Porphanichakorn
  • Matthew Dynes-Morgan
  • Krishn Nand


Thanks to the following organisations for supporting our events and activities

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