The Fund is managed by the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, an Auckland-based Crown entity. The Guardians, which has been recognised globally for its governance, transparency and innovation, is led by Acting Chief Executive Officer Matt Whineray.


Maximise the Fund's return over the long term, without undue risk, so as to reduce future New Zealanders' tax burden.


A great team building the best portfolio.


Inclusiveness - Combining diverse skills, and seeking relevant views and rigorous analysis, in a supportive environment.

Innovation - Encouraging initiative taking, continuous learning and smart decision making.

Integrity - Behaving consistently in a transparent and commercial manner for the long-term benefit of the Fund

A Good Employer

The Guardians employs around 100 staff, many of whom are New Zealanders who have returned from overseas. We place a high priority on attracting the best candidates, retaining our top talent and building the capability of our team. We aim to be a good employer and are committed to offering equal employment opportunities to prospective and existing staff. Workplace flexibility, investing in professional development and offering staff career-progressing opportunities are central to our employment offering.

Employment Opportunities

If you are eligible to work in New Zealand and are interested in a career opportunity with the Guardians, please submit your CV to [email protected]. Please note that, while we maintain a ‘talent pool’ of prospective employees, we do not advertise job vacancies. All recruitment is undertaken via specialist search.

Summer Intern Programme

We offer a limited number of paid summer internships to outstanding university students or recent graduates from a range of disciplines.  Internship opportunities are advertised via New Zealand University careers centres in the second half of the calendar year.