Meet the team

Tim Wixon

Head of Tech Industry

Tim leads BNZ’s Technology Industry portfolio, proposition, community, and team across New Zealand. His focus is on business development, coaching, strategy, thought leadership, and transaction advisory.

He has a strong background in research, financing innovative business models, law, due diligence, and capital markets.

Tim joined BNZ in 2014 after an early career in corporate, financial services, and securities law.

He holds a Master of Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship, Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws, is a CFA Charterholder, and a qualified barrister and solicitor.

As part of his thought leadership work, Tim contributes to the BNZ Business Moments content. Recent articles include:

Charlie Mear

Business Development Manager

Charlie supports BNZ’s Head of Technology Industry to grow BNZ’s technology industry portfolio, proposition, and community across New Zealand. Her key focus is business development and relationship management both internally and externally.

She enjoys learning about different businesses, assessing business performance, and developing customer centric solutions.

Charlie joined BNZ in 2017 after completing her Bachelor of Business majoring in Economics and Finance at University of Auckland. Charlie worked for 3 years in frontline commercial banking prior to her current role as a Business Development Manager.