Andrew Coleman appointed to Savings Working Group
We are pleased to announce that Andrew Coleman has been appointed to the independent Savings Working Group organised by the Government.
The working group will discuss ways to improve New Zealand’s national savings record. They will develop a practical menu of options for ministers by January 2011, will consider all areas of importance to national savings, including fiscal policy, taxation, and Kiwisaver.
The Savings Working Group will be chaired by company director and consultant Kerry McDonald. Other Working Group members are:
- Dr Craig Ansley - Capital Markets Research director.
- Dr Andrew Coleman - Motu Economic and Public Policy Research senior fellow.
- Mary Holm - financial columnist, Auckland University senior lecturer.
- Dr John McDermott - Reserve Bank assistant governor.
- Paul Mersi - PricewaterhouseCoopers partner.
- Stephen Toplis - Bank of New Zealand head of research.
The Working Group will be supported by Treasury, which will then publish a discussion paper setting out savings and investment issues and trends.
Posted 27-Aug-2010 by motuadmin