Executive Team


Donna Cooper - CEO   Donna Cooper - CEO
Donna Cooper joined TSB as its Chief Executive Officer in July 2018.

Donna has extensive finance sector experience, including roles as the Chief Executive of The Warehouse Financial Services Group, and Director and General Manager of Baycorp Holdings (NZ). These New Zealand roles followed more than a decade working internationally with American Express in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, India and Australia. Donna has a Bachelor in Business, Management and International Business, and studied her Masters in Arts, International Business, at ESC Rennes School of Business in France.

 

Roddy Bennett - GM Finance   Roddy Bennett - GM Finance
Roddy holds a BSc in Economics and Accounting, and is a Chartered Accountant. As GM of Finance, Roddy’s role is to provide key strategic financial advice, and assist in determining the Bank's direction and positioning, including business development and operational planning. He is responsible for providing leadership and oversight of the Finance and Treasury departments within the Bank.

 

Marie Collins - GM Technology & Support   Marie Collins - GM Strategy & Innovation
Marie has 20 years of leadership across the banking, technology and energy sectors. As GM Strategy & Innovation, Marie is responsible for strategic leadership of the Bank’s information and technology division and banking operations centre.

 

Justine St John - GM Marketing    Justine St John – GM Marketing and Customer Experience
Justine is an experienced strategic marketer and leader who has 15 years’ experience working in both the New Zealand and Australian retail and consulting industries. Justine is responsible for the strategic planning and leadership of the Bank’s brand, communications, digital, product and external relations activity. 

 

David Thomson   David Thomson - GM Risk
David has over 20 years’ financial services industry experience covering credit, risk, operations, third party channels and frontline roles. David is responsible for the strategic leadership of the Bank’s risk, compliance, audit, credit and recoveries functions. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Sociology from Victoria University of Wellington.

 

David Thomson   Herman Visagie - Chief of Staff

Herman has worked in the financial sector for almost a decade in central government, industry associations, and TSB. In his current role Herman is responsible for the legal, governance and regulatory affairs portfolios for TSB. Herman holds a BCom/LLB from the University of Otago.  

 

Hamish-Archer   Hamish Archer - GM Technology

Hamish is a seasoned IT professional with over 20 years of experience across New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the USA. In his current role Hamish is responsible for devising and implementing TSB’s technology strategy, and oversees the Bank’s IT infrastructure and core systems to ensure seamless customer service. Prior to this role Hamish was TSB’s Chief Technology Officer. Hamish holds a Bachelor of Engineering (E&E) from the University of Auckland.