Mercer (N.Z.) Limited has been helping New Zealanders manage their retirement savings for over 60 years. We are experienced superannuation and KiwiSaver specialists in New Zealand, with local knowledge and expertise, and global reach.
Many of New Zealand's largest employers have chosen Mercer for their workplace superannuation schemes and many more as preferred KiwiSaver provider. This means we handle the administration, investments, member communications, Helpline and other services in relation to the retirement savings of tens of thousands of New Zealanders.
Managing Director of Mercer (N.Z.) Limited
In December 2016, Martin was appointed Country Corporate Officer of Marsh & McLennan Companies, New Zealand, driving business strategy across all operating companies in New Zealand. Martin has been CEO of Mercer NZ since
Martin has 30 years’ experience in corporate advisory consulting. Prior to Mercer, he worked for a boutique investment bank, PricewaterhouseCoopers and EY. His background covers a range of consulting projects in New Zealand and the United Kingdom including
Martin holds a Master of Science from the London School of Economics, a Bachelor of Business Studies from Massey
Consumer Wealth Leader, Mercer (N.Z.) Limited
Sarah Whitelock is a Principal and the Leader of the Consumer Wealth business. She is responsible for overseeing the Mercer consumer products including the Mercer KiwiSaver scheme, Mercer Super Trust, and the Mercer FlexiSaver unit trust. Sarah's focus and passion
Sarah joined Mercer in May 1998 and in addition to her current role has been involved in superannuation consulting to corporates and trustee bodies, the provision of secretarial services to superannuation boards, along with business and project management. Prior to joining Mercer Sarah gained experience at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and within Local Government in Audit and Financial Accounting roles.
Sarah has a Bachelor of Business Studies (Accounting) from Massey University and is a Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
Chief Investment Officer, Mercer (N.Z.) Limited
Philip Houghton-Brown is Chief Investment Officer for the Mercer Funds.
Prior to joining Mercer in July 2012, Philip gained 23 years of investment experience including managing balanced funds, strategic and tactical asset allocation, multi-manager portfolios and quantitative analysis. As chief investment officer for OnePath (NZ), Philip was responsible for the investment management of a range of wholesale and institutional portfolios and KiwiSaver funds. He also worked in London for AMP Asset Management managing international equity funds. Prior to
Philip holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Canterbury University, a Diploma from the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (UK) and is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.
Head of Administration Operations, Mercer (N.Z.) Limited
Nicky Burns is a Principal and Mercer New Zealand's Administration Operations Leader.
In her role, Nicky leads the service delivery to 30 corporate clients as well as Mercer's Master Trust and KiwiSaver products with combined membership of over 190,000. Nicky’s key focus is driving operational service excellence and ensuring our customers and clients are at the heart of everything we do.
Nicky has been part of the Mercer team for the last 20 years after initially joining the firm as a Fund Accountant, and has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry.
Financial Advice and Education Manager, Mercer (N.Z.) Limited
Glenys is the Financial Advice and Education Manager in New
Glenys is a qualified financial adviser and as well as her work in the KiwiSaver space, Glenys and her team provide financial education seminars,pre-retirement workshops
Prior to joining Mercer in 2002, Glenys held senior management positions in the banking, investment advisory, personal trust