Juliet Tainui-Hernandez
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Juliet Tainui-Hernandez

Reserve Bank of New Zealand / Te Pūtea Matua

Assistant governor, transformation and people

  • Non-executive director on the board of Ngāi Tahu Holdings.
  • Barrister and solicitor of the NZ High Court, admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia, and as a solicitor in England and Wales.
  • Worked with local iwi and with a large NZ law firm before work in Australia, Hong Kong and England in roles roles including litigation and dispute resolution, risk management, regulatory compliance, and strategy.
  • Of Ngāi Tahu and Whakatohea descent.


Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Risk & Compliance Lawyer - Head of Conflicts Analysis
Jan 2005 - Dec 2007
Director of Compliance
Feb 2007 - May 2009
Addleshaw Goddard
Director of Risk Management & Compliance
Jun 2009 - May 2015
Norton Rose Fulbright
Partner, Business Transformation Director & Chief Compliance Officer
Nov 2015 - Nov 2020
Reserve Bank of New Zealand / Te Pūtea Matua
Assistant Governor / GM of Transformation & People
Nov 2020 - Present

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