Board of Directors
Gregory Fortuin (Chairman)
Gregory is the Chairman of Amanah Trust Management (NZ) Limited and AmanahNZ KiwiSaver Limited and has considerable business experience both in New Zealand and Internationally. Gregory served as director on the boards of NZ Post, Kiwibank, Transpower and the Accident Compensation Corporation where he chaired the Investment Committee. Gregory is the former Race Relations Commissioner of New Zealand (2001-2002) and was the first resident representative of the new South Africa in New Zealand, when appointed Honorary Counsel by Nelson Mandela in 1998. He came to New Zealand in 1991 as Managing Director, National Mutual Corporate Superannuation Services and is also heavily involved in community issues across New Zealand.
Brian is the Managing Director of Amanah Trust Management (NZ) Limited and AmanahNZ KiwiSaver Limited. He is responsible for all underlying asset management, legal compliance and the corporate structuring of funds. He has been in the fund management business for 11 years. Brian has worked as a Barrister since 1975 and has extensive commercial litigation experience.
Dr. Faruk Balli
Dr. Balli is a Director of Amanah Trust Management (NZ) Limited and AmanahNZ KiwiSaver Limited. He is an Associate Professor at Massey University School of Economics and Finance and an adjunct Professor at Gediz University Turkey. Previously he worked as a Senior Economist at the Central Bank of Qatar and at Dubai University as an Assistant Professor. He has more than 30 publications in high ranked international journals and has served on the editorial board of various field journals. Dr. Balli has a PhD from the University of Houston.
Claudio (Claude) Oberto
Claude is a Director of Amanah Trust Management (NZ) Limited and AmanahNZ KiwiSaver Limited brings a wealth of knowledge as a management consultant in the finance industry. He previously held the positions of Vice President (Treasury) for Citibank (New Zealand) and Head of Financial Markets (Treasurer) for HSBC. He previously worked for the New Zealand Securities Commission, the forerunner to the current Financial Markets Authority (FMA), where he was involved in the implementation of the Financial Advisers Act. He is a past chairman of COGS (Community Organisation Grant Scheme) and holds a MBA degree.