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Executive Leadership Team

EQC's Executive Leadership Team is based in Wellington and Christchurch.

Sid Miller

Sid Miller, Chief Executive

Our Chief Executive works with our Board and managers to provide strategic direction to the business. He reports to Ministers and the public on EQC’s work.

Sid's Bio

Tina Mitchell

Tina Mitchell, Chief Strategy Officer

Tina leads the Strategy group which provides advice and support across EQC on strategy, policy, government relations, communications, media, stakeholder engagement and legal services.

Tina's Bio

Josh Lindsay

Josh Lindsay, Chief Readiness Officer

Josh is responsible for providing strong and dynamic leadership of the Readiness group, ensuring the organisation has a clear operational readiness strategy, with defined priorities and integrated work programmes.

Josh's Bio

Fraser Gardiner

Fraser Gardiner, Chief Financial Officer

Fraser joined EQC in May 2020 and leads the Risk and Financing group to provide financial, risk and procurement expertise to the organisation as well as managing agreements with international reinsurers and Direct EQCover.

Fraser's Bio

Dr Jo Horrocks

Dr Jo Horrocks, Chief Resilience and Research Officer

Jo's team contributes to a programme of around $24 million investment in scientific data, research and education to help us better understand New Zealand’s natural hazards risks. 

Jo's Bio

Jaron Shaw

Jaron Shaw, Chief Data Officer

Jaron leads the Data and Information Technology Group, and is responsible for accelerating the speed and sophistication of decisions and actions that underpin EQC’s strategic intentions. This includes leading EQC’s data and analytics, risk modelling, technology strategy and operations, information security, and knowledge and records management. Jaron also leads EQC’s transformation portfolio.

Jaron's Bio

Kate Tod

Kate Tod, Head of Canterbury Claims

Kate leads the claims teams that are responsible for settling the remaining claims from the sequence of Canterbury earthquakes.

Kate's Bio

Hamish Wall

Hamish Wall, Head of Performance and Reporting

Hamish leads the Performance & Reporting team, responsible for providing reporting, commercial and business improvement services to help with the settlement of claims. The team also provides support with operational programme management to ensure resources, activities and capabilities are aligned to deliver against the organisational strategy.

Hamish's Bio

Pip Andrews

Pip Andrews, Head of On-Solds

Pip leads a team administering the On-Sold Government Support Package, providing assistance for Canterbury homeowners.

Pip's Bio

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Kate Antonievich, Chief People Officer 

Kate leads the People, Culture & Capability (PC&C) Group. Based in both Wellington and Christchurch this group includes our Organisational Development, Business Partnering and Health, Safety, Security & Wellbeing teams.

Kate's Bio

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