Garth Stanish

Director of Capital Markets, Financial Markets Authority

Garth leads the capital markets function, providing an end-to-end contact point for capital markets participants and issuers. This incorporates primary and secondary markets, continuous disclosure, oversight of the market infrastructure such as NZX, NXT, intermediary platforms and clearing providers and also oversight of auditors.

Prior to joining the FMA, Garth had extensive dispute resolution experience at Simpson Grierson and Crown Law, representing the Crown to Privy Council level. He was then the head of issuer regulation and an Acting Head of Regulation at NZX.