The Financial Services Councils of Australia and New Zealand are delighted to announce the release of super early bird tickets for the first ever Trans-Tasman Strategic Leaders Summit, being held on 4-6 March 2024 in Auckland.

Get a front row seat to the issues, people and insights that will be driving and influencing the Trans-Tasman finance sector. This is the best opportunity to understand policy direction and consumer trends in 2024, and will empower Australasian businesses to prepare for the future and build a better sector.

Richard Klipin, CEO of FSC New Zealand said: “The financial services sectors of both Aotearoa and Australia are excited to be hosting this program. Building on the strong bilateral ties between our two countries is one of the key areas of focus. 

“With this inaugural Summit we are looking to build a Trans-Tasman Financial Services dialogue, that shapes our common interests, and showcases the best thinking and innovationthat helps to build a strong and cohesive community.” 

The Summit will span over two and a half days and will showcase all the key issues and opportunities facing the sector. 

Blake Briggs, CEO of the FSC Australia said: “The programme, tailored for senior financial services executives from both sides of the Tasman, will cover superannuation and Kiwisaver, funds management, insurance, and financial advice, and bring industry leaders together for a unique networking and thought-leadership experience.”



AUD ex NZ GST (per ticket)

NZD ex GST (per ticket)



3 x Summit Passes



5 x Summit Passes



10 x Summit Passes (10 for price of 9)





3 x Summit Passes



5 x Summit Passes



10 x Summit Passes (10 for price of 9)












*Subject to exchange rate fluctuations (conversion based off 1 NZD = .928 AUD). NZ GST is 15%. Booking fees apply. Ticket includes full access to all Summit sessions, the welcome function on Monday 4 March and the Gala Dinner on Tuesday 5 March. Registrations taken by Financial Services Council New Zealand.

Regulators, politicians, economists and senior industry leaders from across Asia-Pacific will discuss the opportunities and challenges facing leaders of financial services organisations in 2024. The event will feature keynote addresses, panel discussions and workshops, networking opportunities and a Gala Dinner.  

The Leaders Summit is being curated by industry participants to ensure delegates gain access, knowledge and practical insights into the shared issues facing industry leaders in our region. Topics will include the future of financial advice regulation, the impacts of climate change on investing, sustainable retirement solutions, insurance and the economic uncertainty in our region.  

Speaker announcements, including political, regulatory and industry leading insights, will be made in the lead up to the event. 



View the Trans-Tasman Strategic Leaders Summit programme outline here. 



Super early bird tickets are now available here.


Partnership opportunities

The Strategic Leaders Summit will also provide partnership opportunities for organisations to showcase the latest software, products and technical solutions to the financial services industry. This will enable delegates to stay up to date with cutting edge developments and explore opportunities to enhance their offerings to clients.

Partnership interest is invited by contacting Rachelle Hardie Neil at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for New Zealand or Sharon Sherry at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for Australia.

More information will be available on the Summit website


Media enquiries

For media enquiries in Australia: Ben McAlary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0417 351 724

For media enquiries in New Zealand: Richard Klipin, Chief Executive Officer, 021 0233 5414 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Media passes for the Summit are available. Please contact the relevant media contact in your country to register your interest in attending.


About the Financial Services Council Australia 

The FSC is a peak body which sets mandatory Standards and develops policy for more than 100 member companies in one of Australia’s largest industry sectors, financial services. Our Full Members represent Australia’s retail and wholesale funds management businesses, superannuation funds, life insurers and financial advice licensees. Our Supporting Members represent the professional services firms such as ICT, consulting, accounting, legal, recruitment, actuarial and research houses. The financial services industry is responsible for investing more than $3 trillion on behalf of over 15.6 million Australians. The pool of funds under management is larger than Australia’s GDP and the capitalisation of the Australian Securities Exchange and is one of the largest pools of managed funds in the world.


About the Financial Services Council New Zealand
As the voice of the sector, the Financial Services Council is a non-profit member organisation with a vision to grow the financial confidence and wellbeing of New Zealanders. FSC members commit to delivering strong consumer outcomes from a professional and sustainable financial services sector. Our 115 members manage funds of more than $95bn and pay out claims of $2.8bn per year (life and health insurance). Members include the major insurers in life, health, disability and income insurance, fund managers, KiwiSaver and workplace savings schemes (including restricted schemes), professional service providers, and technology providers to the financial services sector.

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