Business Session – Compliance

Leigh Hodgetts

Leigh has worked in the Financial Services sector for over 25 years holding both advisory, compliance and Practice Management roles in Brisbane, Australia. Then established her own Financial Planning Business advising on superannuation, investment planning and personal insurance.

After moving to New Zealand in 2012, Leigh spent time working for the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and as a senior compliance consultant at a major bank.  

Leigh is now Head of Compliance and Operations for Astute Financial Management who are preparing for Licencing and becoming a FAP in the new regime.

Leigh holds a Diploma in Financial Planning from Deakin University and was granted the designation of Certified Financial Planner (CFP) in 2001 in Australia. Since moving to New Zealand, Leigh has completed the National Certificate in Financial Services Level 5 and is an AFA.

Check out facilitator Andrew Gunn’s video below about the compliance session.

Business Session – Compliance

Other presenters

Come and hear what sector players have done (or have planned) to implement new and compliant advice-processes that meet the requirements of the legislative reforms and licenced regime. 

Angi Mann

Angi has been in the financial services industry for over 20 years, in various roles with lenders and insurance companies. Angi’s key responsibility is to ensure members are able to attain their CPD goal, by sourcing and offering learning and development opportunities across a range of topics and mediums. 

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Amanda Wolt

Amanda is a compliance advocate with a passion for driving excellence by developing a compliance culture within an organisation. Having worked in the finance industry in both New Zealand and Europe.


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Mark Banicevich

Mark as Partners Life Industry Engagement Manager role is to help advisers and adviser businesses understand and transition to the new regime. He also liaises with other industry entities, such as the Financial Services Council.


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