Meet our Board

Forsyth Barr Investment Management Limited is the issuer of the Summer KiwiSaver Scheme. Forsyth Barr Investment Management Ltd is a licenced manager of registered schemes and part of the Forsyth Barr group of companies. The directors of Forsyth Barr Investment Management Ltd are detailed below.

Neil Paviour-Smith
Managing Director
Forsyth Barr Limited  |  DDI: +64 4 495 8182  |  Mobile: +64 21 634 560

Neil was appointed Managing Director of Forsyth Barr in 2001 and has been working in NZ’s capital markets for 30 years. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Finance Professionals NZ (INFINZ) and a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors.

Neil is a former director of NZX Limited, the former Chancellor of Victoria University of Wellington, and former Chairman of the NZ Regulatory Board of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). 


Gordon Noble-Campbell
Head of Wealth Management Operations
Forsyth Barr Limited  |  DDI: +64 4 495 5269  |  Mobile: +64 21 612 451

Gordon Noble-Campbell joined Forsyth Barr in 2012, and has over 30 years of experience in the financial services sector in a variety of senior executive roles.

He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, and is a member of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand.

Ian Hankins, FCPA
Head of Wealth Management
Forsyth Barr Limited  |  DDI: +64 9 918 9238  |  Mobile: +64 27 476 7196

Ian joined Forsyth Barr in December 2022 and leads the Wealth Management Division. Ian’s 28 year career includes retail banking, investment banking and wealth management gained across New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom. Over the last 10 years he held a number of senior management roles at Westpac New Zealand, including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Transformation Officer and General Manager Consumer Bank.

Ian has a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration majoring in Money and Finance from Victoria University and in 2020 was awarded a Fellow membership of CPA Australia.

Peter Cearns
Chief Operating Officer
Forsyth Barr Limited  |  DDI: +64 9 368 0062  |  Mobile: +64 21 831 967

Peter Cearns joined Forsyth Barr in 2000. He has over 20 years of experience in capital markets covering compliance, project management and operational roles.

Peter holds a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics), a post-graduate diploma (Accounting), and a Master of Commerce in Economics/Finance (First Class Honours), all from the University of Auckland.