Board of Directors

Board of Directors

 

President - Wei Hsiao

 

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Wei Hsiao is a cultivator and people leader passionate about developing high-performing teams to deliver customer-centric business outcomes through lean development, human-centred design and analytics. He is currently the Engineering Practice Lead at ANZ and relishes the challenge of encouraging organisations to become more customer-centric in their strategic decision-making. Before joining ANZ, he spent most of his career consulting large, complex organisations on their transformational programmes.

Passionate about social change and a multicultural New Zealand, Wei co-founded Pasifika Technology Professionals, a network of Maori and Pasifika working in Information Technology. He was a former Business Development Manager for the New Zealand China Trade Young Associates, promoting trade and investment relations between New Zealand and China.

A trainer, mentor and coach. Wei is an accredited trainer for ICAgile™, Certified Scrum Master (PSM™) and Product Owner (CSPO®). He is also a member of Agile Auckland, has a Bachelor of Law and is an admitted Barrister to the High Court of New Zealand.

Please get in touch with Wei with any questions or feedback at president@newzealand.iiba.org or LinkedIn - he will be more than happy to help!

 


Secretary - Joyce Ho

 

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Coming from a test consulting background, Joyce has worked across various industries and has made her transition into the Business Analyst role. She is a Contract Business Analyst at one of the big four banks in New Zealand. She is also a certified Scrum Master (PSM). Joyce is passionate about people and improving digital IT product outcomes. 

In the office, she is known for her strong organisational skills and fun and friendly personality. She continues to bring this to her role as secretary.

Joyce loves to travel the world and experience different cultures where time permits.

Contact Joyce at secretary@newzealand.iiba.org or LinkedIn for enquiries.

 


Treasurer - Open position 

 

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Please email Phil at pastpresident@newzealand.iiba.org if you are interested in applying for the position.

Role Description:

The Treasurer is responsible for administering and managing the financial assets and liabilities of the New Zealand Chapter.

Skills / Responsibilities:

  • Give regular reports to the Board on the financial state of the organisation.
  • Keep financial reports on file.
  • Act as signing officer with the President for cheques and other documents.
  • Manage the day-to-day financial affairs of the Board.
  • Manage the accounting of the funds of the organisation, its budget and expenditures.
  •  Keep full and accurate accounts of all organisational receipts and disbursements.
  • Receive and bank all monies due to the organisation.
  • Disburse all monies as directed by the Board.
  • File necessary financial reports, tax reports and audits.
  • Ensure compliance with local and corporate fiduciary responsibilities.
  • Orient the new Treasurer.

Contact treasurer@newzealand.iiba.org for enquiries.

 


VP Sponsorship - Open position 

 

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Please email Phil at pastpresident@newzealand.iiba.org if you are interested in applying for the position.

Role Description:

The Vice-President Sponsorship is responsible for gaining appropriate sponsorship for the Chapter and chair events. This includes managing sponsor relationships to ensure maximum value for both parties.

Skills / Responsibilities:

  • Excellent relationship-building skills;
  • An extensive network of contacts in prospective sponsorship companies - must be critical influencers or decision makers;
  • Experience with adjusting offerings to meet the needs of the client, e.g. sponsorship package flexibility; and
  • Experience liaising with finance role to ensure invoicing is correct and timely.

Contact sponsorship@newzealand.iiba.org for enquiries.

 
 


VP Professional Development & Certification - Open position 

 

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Please email Phil at pastpresident@newzealand.iiba.org if you are interested in applying for the position.

Role Description:

The Vice-President Professional Development and Certification is responsible for promoting professional development and certification for the IIBA in New Zealand.

Skills / Responsibilities:

  • Working knowledge of the BABOK® and of CBAP® and CCBA® certifications;
  • Desire to develop strong knowledge of BABOK3;
  • Capacity and capability to promote and work with NZ study groups - both IIBA® organised and company internal; and
  • Ability to develop a good working relationship with appropriate professional development contacts within IIBA internationally.
 

Contact certification@newzealand.iiba.org for enquiries​.

 


VP Marketing & Communications - Open position 

 

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Please email Phil at pastpresident@newzealand.iiba.org if you are interested in applying for the position.

Role Description:

The Vice-President Communications and Marketing is responsible for the timely dissemination of information both to and from the Chapter membership, using appropriate means to accomplish the objective and is also responsible for the promotion of the Chapter and the IIBA to internal and external publications

Skills / Responsibilities:

  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal;
  • Basic HTML and/or CSS experience; and
  • Marketing and Communications experience would be beneficial – specifically online / social marketing.

Contact marketing@newzealand.iiba.org for enquiries.

 


VP Membership - Aman Kashyap

 

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Aman has been volunteering as an IIBA event organiser in Auckland since 2017. During this time, he understood the chapter's role in the local BA community.

Aman is currently working as a Contract Senior Business Analyst. He has spent most of his career consulting and large transformation projects. 

In his spare time, Aman enjoys playing Tennis and going on road trips in our beautiful NZ.

Contact Aman by email at membership@newzealand.iiba.org for membership enquiries or if you would like to support / volunteer for the IIBA,

 


Immediate Past President - Phil Cregeen

 

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Phil is excited to lead the IIBA NZ Chapter and is keen to support members in developing their skillsets and knowledge and gaining certification in the IIBA qualifications.
Phil has worked for 20 years in IT, internationally in Europe and Canada and here in NZ as a business analyst in government and telecommunications. He originally started as a developer in business intelligence before eventually becoming a business analyst, gaining his Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) qualification in 2015.
Of particular interest to Phil is

  • to standardise the way we teach and provide knowledge to members in the practice of business analysis
  • leading and developing deeper partnerships with industry and educational institutions in New Zealand

Phil understands the value of learning and teaching through the IIBA, having taught many students through running IIBA Accelerators Study groups and has been a capability lead in charge of over 50 business analysts.
"I consider this an absolute honour to represent the needs of the New Zealand BA profession through the IIBA. I want to make the most of this opportunity to get study groups working again across New Zealand, including remote areas. I also want people to reach out to us at the IIBA for help - we have a strong network to truly support BAs regardless of geography, level of knowledge and meeting people face-to-face through IIBA meetup groups."

Contact Phil at pastpresident@newzealand.iiba.org or LinkedIn for enquiries.