Jayshree Das www.hobsonwealth.co.nz Chief Risk Officer at Hobson Wealth Partners 73 www.finance-monthly.com About HobsonWealth Partners Hobson Wealth is named in recognition of Captain William Hobson. Hobson Wealth embodies the same pioneering spirit, diligence and visionary leadership of New Zealand’s first Governor. Hobson Wealth is arguably NZ’s leading specialist private wealth advisory group. We have teams of private wealth advisers in Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington and Christchurch. We’re Kiwi owned and operated: Warren Couillault , CEO, is the major shareholder and key team members in advisory, investments and operations are all shareholders. Our executive management team and senior advisers literally have hundreds of years of collective expertise in financial markets. We’ve been through many notable market events, from the share market boom and subsequent crash in 1987 to the tech-wreck in the early 2000s to the GFC in 2008, the following ten-year bull market and of the course the coronavirus crash of 2020. We utilise this vast experience in our relationship with you to stay on top of every aspect of your investment objectives. Whether you’re interested in growing and protecting your wealth, or safeguarding your future, our premium investment advisers can help. Whether you are an individual, a trust or a charity, we are dedicated to managing your money as if it were our own. While we have access to a diverse range of investments, our approach is always centred on you – your unique goals, aspirations and risk profile. We’ll create a tailored investment plan for you, based on your long-term goals. We then help you with strategic asset allocation and portfolio recommendations based on your risk appetite and investment goals. With our deep local market involvement and expertise, along with our extensive global network, we can give you access to local and international share and bond trading. N E W Z E A L A N D Investments Expert of the Year About Jayshree Das Jayshree joined HWP as a risk and governance consultant in September 2020 to assist with the delivery and go live of the custody business and was appointed to the role of Chief Risk Officer in April 2021. Jayshree has over 25 years experience in financial services, previously Head of Strategy, Risk and Transformation at one of New Zealand’s largest Advisory firms and prior to this, a Director and COO/CFO at UBS New Zealand Limited. A member of its ANZ Executive Team, this involved chairing regional and ANZ Committees, and engagement with working groups through to regional business heads throughout Asia Pacific. With expertise in highly regulated environments, Jayshree has held a number of governance positions including as Independent Chair of the NZX Board Conflicts Committee and Chair of the Securities Industry Association.