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Euan Abernethy

Euan has deep experience in delivering board-level advice to corporates, and advising on cross-border financings, listings and M&A. Formerly Chairman of the New Zealand Securities Commission and member of IOSCO’s committee on market regulation, Euan was a partner at Bell Gully in Wellington, New Zealand for thirty years. He is a director of a number of financial institutions.


Acted for: the New Zealand Government on the privatisation of a number of state assets, including New Zealand Rail and the finance section of New Zealand Post; Dalgety New Zealand in its joint ventures in Europe and Asia; the Government of Kazakhstan on the upgrade and extensions to its refinery.
A director of: Citicorp New Zealand Ltd; Commercial Union Insurance Company; Avon Cosmetics New Zealand Ltd; and Moore Business Forms and Systems Limited.
A member of IMF and World Bank Financial Stability Assessment Programme in Ireland, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Brunei; Director, of Global Equity Markets Securities Ltd; Director, of Corporate Trust Board of Perpetual Trust Ltd; Chairman, New Zealand Stock Exchange Discipline Appeal Board; Chairman, Advertising Standards Authority Complaints Appeal Board; Chairman, Red Cross Foundation (New Zealand); and Trustee, Volunteer Service Abroad Foundation.


University of New Zealand (Victoria College) — LLB


Currently a Director of Westpac New Zealand Covered Bond Ltd, guarantor of issue of listed offshore securities.