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AMP people


The team that runs the general operations and financial business of AMP

Blair Vernon

Acting CEO
AMP Australia

Jeff Ruscoe

Acting Chief Executive, AMP Wealth Management New Zealand

Mark Ennis

Managing Director
AdviceFirst Limited
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Blair Vernon

Acting CEO, AMP Australia

Blair has over 25 years’ experience in financial services in New Zealand and Australia. Blair joined AMP in 2009 and held a number of senior executive roles before becoming Managing Director in January 2017. In February 2019, Blair was appointed Chief Executive of AMP Wealth Management New Zealand. In August 2020, Blair was appointed Acting CEO, AMP Australia.
Blair is a Board member of the Financial Services Council, working to improve outcomes for New Zealanders by helping them to build and protect their wealth.



Jeff Ruscoe

Acting Chief Executive, AMP Wealth Management New Zealand

Jeff started with AMP in 2002 and has held a number of roles including General Manager Customer Service and General Manager Product and Marketing. In April 2019 Jeff was appointed Chief Client Officer, responsible for serving AMP’s clients through its marketing, retention and product initiatives. In August 2020, Jeff was appointed Acting Chief Executive, AMP Wealth Management New Zealand.
Jeff’s career in financial services includes roles in strategy, sales, distribution and product at AMP and marketing and investment roles at the Medical Assurance Society and the Public Trust.



Mark Ennis

Managing Director, AdviceFirst Limited

Mark has over 20 years’ senior management experience in financial services, including leadership positions in strategy, marketing, customer service and technology. Mark is responsible for AMP’s associated AdviceFirst business, which helps individuals, families and businesses with all types of Insurance, KiwiSaver and Investments, he joined AdviceFirst in November 2013 bringing his specialist skills to help develop the business and its service for customers. Mark holds a First Class Honours Business Studies degree from Massey University, majoring in Marketing.

Dhaya Sivakumar

Chief Operating Officer

Tim Pritchard

General Counsel
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Dhaya Sivakumar

Chief Operating Officer

Dhaya is an experienced leader, having held senior management roles across a number of industries, including travel, tourism, telecommunications, financial services and health care. Dhaya leads AMP’s IT and customer service teams in delivering information technology and customer service solutions to support AMP’s people and customers through digital innovation and transformation.



Tim Pritchard

General Legal Counsel

Tim has more than 25 years' legal experience, particularly within financial services. He started his career as a litigation solicitor with Baker & McKenzie in London before moving to New Zealand. Prior to joining AMP as Head of Legal in 2011, Tim held relevant roles with The National Bank of New Zealand and ANZ.
He was awarded a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from the University of Cambridge. Tim has been involved in many regulatory reform projects, significant contentious matters and innovative growth initiatives. In his role as General Counsel, he leads AMP's Legal and Governance team, shaping regulatory strategy and overseeing legal, governance and compliance matters.

Melanie Smith

General Manager
Employee Experience & Corporate Services

Jeff Mitchell

Chief Financial Officer
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Melanie Smith

General Manager, Employee Experience & Corporate Services

Melanie has more than 15 years' Human Resources experience and has led HR teams for a variety of companies across industries including airline, retail, telco and primary.
Melanie has responsibility for AMP’s corporate services functions and leads the design and delivery of AMP's people strategy that delivers a competitive edge, and empowers AMP's people to both deliver strong business results and develop great careers.



Jeff Mitchell

Chief Financial Officer

Jeff is a Chartered Accountant with more than 15 years’ financial management experience in roles covering businesses in New Zealand, England and Ireland. Prior to joining AMP as Financial Controller in 2017, Jeff held a range of financial performance and control leadership roles with the ASB Bank. Jeff leads AMP’s finance team and uses strategic financial insight to drive better, long term decisions for our customers and other stakeholders.

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Melanie Smith

General Manager, Employee Experience & Corporate Services

Melanie has more than 15 years' Human Resources experience and has led HR teams for a variety of companies across industries including airline, retail, telco and primary.
Melanie has responsibility for AMP’s corporate services functions and leads the design and delivery of AMP's people strategy that delivers a competitive edge, and empowers AMP's people to both deliver strong business results and develop great careers.



Jeff Mitchell

Chief Financial Officer

Jeff is a Chartered Accountant with more than 15 years’ financial management experience in roles covering businesses in New Zealand, England and Ireland. Prior to joining AMP as Financial Controller in 2017, Jeff held a range of financial performance and control leadership roles with the ASB Bank. Jeff leads AMP’s finance team and uses strategic financial insight to drive better, long term decisions for our customers and other stakeholders.

Our history


AMP is one of New Zealand’s most enduring companies, with continuous operations under the same brand for more than 160 years.

Our contribution to the community


Our key community partnerships, our Help Report, and more ways we’re helping our clients, employees and communities to live meaningful lives

The AMP KiwiSaver Scheme is award-winning

Important information

AMP Wealth Management New Zealand Limited is the issuer and manager of the AMP KiwiSaver Scheme (the 'Scheme'). The Supervisor of the Scheme is The New Zealand Guardian Trust Company Limited. For more information, download a copy of the AMP KiwiSaver Scheme Product Disclosure Statement and Fund Update Booklet, which have been lodged on the Scheme's offers register entry at companiesoffice.govt.nz/disclose While care has been taken to supply information on this website that is accurate, no entity or person gives any warranty of reliability or accuracy, or accepts any responsibility arising in any way including from any error or omission.