• John Luxton
Commerce and Industry

The Minister of Commerce, the Hon John Luxton, announced two appointments and two reappointments to the Securities Commission today. Mr Ian Farrant and Ms Joanna Perry have been appointed to the Commission and Ms Elizabeth Hickey and Mr Michael Webb have been reappointed, each for a period of five years.

Mr Farrant, of Dunedin, is a chartered accountant and holds a number of directorships, including positions as Chair and Deputy Chair.

Ms Perry is also a chartered accountant. She has been a partner for the last eight years at KPMG in Auckland.

Ms Hickey has been a member of the Commission since May 1992. She has over twenty years' experience as a chartered accountant. She is currently a partner at Ernst & Young in Auckland.

Mr Webb has been a member of the Commission since September 1992. He is a barrister with a practice in Wellington.