Andy Wood

Chief Risk Officer, Heartland Bank

Andy joined Heartland Bank in 2022. He is an experienced senior leader with an in-depth knowledge of New Zealand’s regulatory environment, and strong industry expertise spanning 30 years in banking and finance. Andy joined Heartland Bank from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) where he held several supervision leadership roles. In his most recent role as Head of Supervision, Andy was responsible for the delivery and modernisation of the RBNZ’s overall approach to supervision, covering both prudential and anti-money laundering activities across the bank, non-bank and insurance sectors.