Hon Simon Power
Simon Power is GM Commercial, Corporate and Institutional at Westpac New Zealand. He joined the company in 2012 after a 12-year career as a member of parliament in New Zealand.
While in parliament, Mr Power served as Minister of Justice, Minister of Commerce, Minister of State-Owned Enterprises, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Associate Minister of Finance, Minister Responsible for the Law Commission and Deputy Leader of the House between 2008-2011.
In 2010, he was selected by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader and in that capacity attended Harvard University in Boston in 2011.
Power sat on the Board of the New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX), was the Chair of the NZUS Council, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Finance Professionals New Zealand (INFINZ).