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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
The Board of the FSDA (operating as Cook Islands Finance) is looking for a new Chief Executive Officer to implement and deliver our 5-year Strategic Plan to develop and increase the Financial Services Industry’s contribution to the Cook Islands economy.
You will be working with the financial services industry leaders from Trust Companies, Banks, Insurance Companies and government to market and develop the Cook Islands as a progressive financial center.
As part of this you will be involved hands on in marketing efforts locally and internationally at conferences, developing relevant legislation, and providing thought leadership to the industry. It is an exciting time for the industry as the Cook Islands looks to diversify from tourism and plenty of scope to make your mark.
The FSDA is a government agency set up under its own Act. You will lead a small team and report to the Board.
The CEO will be responsible for the day to day operations of the FSDA, regulatory requirements and implementation of the Strategic Plan.
The successful applicant will ideally have senior experience in the financial services industry, be professionally qualified and have experience in marketing.
A full job description is available here
Applications should be sent to:
Financial Services Development Authority
P.O. Box 3255
or delivered to the offices of the FSDA, Ground Floor, Clarkes Building at Parekura in Avarua.
Applications close at 4.00pm on Friday 18 August 2020
The Cook Islands Financial Services Development Authority, operating as Cook Islands Finance, is a statutory body established pursuant to the Financial Services Development Act 2009. The primary objective of Cook Islands Finance is to promote and develop Cook Islands financial services industry.
Cook Islands Finance has a Board of Directors comprised of industry members and is led by a Chair person appointed by the Minister of Finance. The Board of Directors appoints the Chief Executive Officer who manages and leads the agency in promoting the long term development interests of the financial services industry.
MINISTER MARK BROWN
Minister Mark Brown holds responsibility for key portfolios in the Cook Islands Government including: Ministry of Financial and Economic Management, Financial Services Development Authority, Financial Supervisory Commission, Financial Intelligence Unit, Business Trade and Investment Board, Cook Islands Investment Corporation, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Commerce Commission, National Superannuation, Telecommunications, and Public Expenditure Review Committee and Audit. Minister Brown is a driving force behind the economic management and development of the country.
Prior to his election as a Member of Parliament in 2010, Minister Brown was the director of a local property management and development company. Previous government experience includes serving as the Head of Ministry for the Ministry of Agriculture, Senior Performance Manager at the Public Service Commission, and Policy Advisor to the Office of the Prime Minister. Minister Brown holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of the South Pacific and a Diploma in Public Sector Management from Massey University in New Zealand. A former vice president of the Cook Islands Chamber of Commerce and the Cook Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee, Minister Brown continues to actively support local sports organisations.
FSDA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board of Directors of the FSDA is appointed pursuant to the Financial Services Development Act 2009. The Board is currently comprised of: