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Treasury Masterclass Programme 2017

Treasury Masterclass Programme

Please note that participation is open to any individual who is not employed by a bank, broking firm or financial intermediary, professional services firm or other service provider.



Light lunch available


Introduction by MC - Craig Stephen

Each of the following sessions will be structured as follows:

  • Short presentation from each panellist
  • Discussion amongst the panel facilitated by our MC
  • Q&A with the Setting the scene - the changing role of the treasury function


The changing role of the treasury function

Linda Robertson - Public company director and former Treasurer at Meridian Energy

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  • How to communicate the value of treasury internally with business units, senior management and align with wider corporate strategy
  • Directors expectations of their treasurers
  • Path from treasury to governance


The Fletcher Building (FB) Treasury Transformation Program

Thornton Williams - Treasurer, Fletcher Building. Winner of the Excellence in Treasury Award at the 2017 INFINZ Awards

Learn how the transformation program aimed to deliver best in class service in the following three key areas:

  1. Funding strategy/interest expense
  2. Financial risk management within the FB group
  3. Bank/lender relationship management


Afternoon tea and networking


Collateral Management. Counterparty Risk.

Robin Pickover - Market Specialist, Bloomberg

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Universal Variation Margin is now broadly in place for covered G20 entities. How is collateral being managed? Is there a move by corporations to similarly manage counterparty risk with CSAs, or is it business as usual? Which tools does Bloomberg see used to manage counterparty risk? These are some of the issues discussed in this session.


Cyber risk and mitigation

Panel: Mini case studies - insights to how cyber risks can be identified and mitigated

Campbell McKenzie - Director, PwC

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Declan Ingram - Manager of Operations, CERT NZ

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Summary - what have we learnt?

Craig Stephen, MC

There are no cocktails following the conclusion of the Treasury Masterclass, instead attendees are invited to register for the
CFA Forecasting Dinner being held in the evening.

Pricing and registration details for the Treasury Masterclass PDF

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