With strong links to Waiheke Island, Jaya is a lawyer who is admitted to practice in both Australia and New Zealand, and an experienced legal, risk, compliance and governance specialist.
Jaya is currently Legal Manager for IAG New Zealand, where her responsibilities include compliance and risk management and health and safety. During the prior 15 years, Jaya worked with household names in the retail, FMCG, health and consumer fields.
Jaya’s recent roles with IAG NZ (Insurance) and First Security/Wilson included managing the ANZ whistleblowing function, health and safety and Employment Relations advisory.
With David Jones and Country Road Group (CRG) Jaya held several roles, as Legal Counsel and Head of Compliance. She lead the Group’s COVID-19 compliance and regulatory response for the crises management team.