On Thursday 7 May 2015, the Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association of New Zealand (the self-regulatory professional membership body for restructuring professionals in New Zealand) named three inaugural life members of the organisation.

The life membership was conferred on the recipients in recognition of outstanding contributions to the professional body and to the industry generally over a significant period.  The three inaugural recipients of the award were:

  • Justice Paul Heath, Judge of the High Court of New Zealand
  • David Perry, Partner at Buddle Findlay

  • Mike Whale, Consultant at Lowndes Law