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The pre-eminent body for professionals in NZ’s financial and capital markets

INFINZ stands for a vibrant, efficient and transparent capital market to better serve the needs of NZ’s economy.

INFINZ has over 1300 members having added 250 members within the last 18 months.

Members include: institutional and investment bankers, sharebrokers and corporate financiers, CFOs, Treasurers and Directors, corporate lawyers, regulators, academics, journalists, tertiary students and funds management professionals.

Membership is by the professional concerned who must sign-up to our code of ethics.

INFINZ have a LinkedIn Group specifically established for financial members of INFINZ.

Benefits of Full INFINZ Membership

Advocacy: INFINZ is influential in shaping the legislation and regulatory structure of NZ”s capital markets and was active in contributing to development of the FMCA and associated regulations which are now in force.

Education: Annual Conference was attended by over 300 delegates in 2016 and in addition some 20 breakfast presentations were held, all attracting significant members discounts. INFINZ publishes a Journal twice a year which is free to members and issues a regular e-newsletter.

Standards: Those with the requisite qualifications and/or experience are acknowledged through Certified Status. The annual INFINZ Industry Awards recognise excellence and innovation in 13 categories on the night and a further 20 sharebroking sector and service teams notified in the Herald.

Networking: All of our events provide networking opportunities, including the annual INFINZ Industry Awards black-tie Dinner at The Langham, attended by around 800 guests.

Additional Benefits of INFINZ Young Financial Professionals (YFP) Membership

The INFINZ YFPs comprise members under 35 years of age.

Dedicated YFP networking events, 3 each are held annually in Auckland and Wellington with great speakers, focussed on growing your knowledge of NZ’s capital markets and how to get ahead in your career.

Mentoring program for selected applicants.

Heavily discounted fees for membership and access to INFINZ Conference.

Dedicated Linkedin and facebook pages.

Additional Benefits of Student Membership

Students in tertiary institutions studying finance, commerce, business journalism and law can join for a nominal processing fee.

Attendance at YFP events and dedicated student events focussed on how to get that first internship or permanent role.

Scholarships to INFINZ Conference to selected applicants.

Attendance at INFINZ breakfasts are complimentary – an opportunity to learn and mix and mingle with potential employers.

Find out more and to apply for membership:

To find out which membership best suits you, click here

For assistance in applying, please contact Iona Gibbs at or by telephone 04 499 1870

For information on INFINZ: Executive Director, Jim McElwain 021 632 047

Application forms:

Certified Membership

Non-Certified Membership

Student Membership

Membership fees

The fees are set annually by the Board of INFINZ and for the 2017/2018 subscription year (ended 31 March 2018) are as follows:

  • $340 including GST for full membership (New members who join throughout the year are invoiced pro rata upon acceptance)
  • $170 including GST for INFINZ YFP membership for those aged between 30 and 35 years of age (New members who join throughout the year are invoiced pro rata upon acceptance)
  • $85 including GST for INFINZ YFP membership for those aged under 30 years of age
  • $100 (GST exempt) for offshore members and
  • $85 including GST for retired members

Student members are charged a simple $30 including GST, processing fee and are entitled to attend member breakfast and lunchtime presentations free of charge, and can attend INFINZ YFP Events.

Help drive the industry that impacts your daily life

INFINZ membership enables you to directly engage with your peers and regulators in forming the structure of your industry.  You can influence us in so many ways and we invite you to join INFINZ to have your say


INFINZ Journal

December 2016

Pg 2 - Exec. Director's letter

Pg 3 - Chair's Letter

Pg 10 - YFP Update

Pg 11 - Emerging Leaders

Pg 12 - Mentoring

Pg 13 - Regional Update

Pg 15 - Advocacy

The full publication of the latest INFINZ Journal is only available to members

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