Michael is an actuary and has over 35 years’ superannuation and investment consulting experience. Michael is a principal of MCA NZ Limited (actuaries and consultants) having established MCA in 1998. In this role Michael advises a range of charities, community trusts and institutions on strategic investment policy matters to help them achieve their goals.
Michael is known for his pragmatic approach to explaining investments, superannuation and KiwiSaver, and is recognised for his ability to explain complex issues in day-to-day language. Michael was also the co-founder of the SuperLife superannuation and KiwiSaver schemes. SuperLife is part of the NZX Group and was sold by Michael to NZX in 2015. Michael retains responsibilities for the investment advisory part of the SuperLife business.
Victor has over 30 years of experience in Maori land governance and management.
Victor is a director of Ngati Porou Forests Ltd, chairman of Ha Ha Station, a sheep & beef operation on the East Cape and chairman of Awatere Station a honey, dairy support and forestry operation on the East Coast.
Victor is the General Manager of the Ngati Porou Miere (Honey) Limited Partnership, a member of the Executive Management group of Ngati Porou Holding Company Limited, chairman of the Miere Working Group and an associate director of the Unique Manuka Factor (UMF) Honey Association.
Victor is also a Te Hono Alumni having attended the Te Hono (Stanford University) executive management programme in June 2016.