Chancellor Neil Paviour-Smith

Neil Paviour-Smith is Managing Director of Forsyth Barr and Chancellor of Victoria University of Wellington.

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Neil Paviour-Smith is Managing Director of Forsyth Barr and was an inaugural recipient of a Sir Peter Blake Trust Leadership Award in 2005.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Finance Professionals NZ, and has been Chair of the NZ Society of Investment Analysts. He is a member of the Institute of Directors, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries NZ, the CFA Institute and is an accredited Master Stockbroker of the Stockbrokers Association of Australia.

Neil is from Wellington and alumni of Victoria University of Wellington. He was first elected as Chancellor in 2018 and re-elected in 2019 and 2020.

Current term

26 February 2020–25 February 2022

Number of previous terms

Two