Associate Finance

  • Press Releases

    Labour MPs vote to not do their jobs

    “Labour MPs have shamefully blocked the Finance and Expenditure Committee from holding an inquiry into the Labour Government’s regulation of the banking sector,” says ACT’s Associate Finance spokesperson Damien Smith.

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    Adrian Orr doubles down on summer holiday

    “Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr insists that three months off is a good idea while inflation is spiralling out of control,” says ACT’s Associate Finance spokesperson Damien Smith.

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  • People

    Damien Smith

    Damien is originally from Northern Ireland and is an ex-banker, Corporate Structured Finance & Family Office Adviser & Independent Company Director. He has a Master in Business Administration (MBA).

    He has worked in Britain, Australia and New Zealand over the past 25 years and been a Director at Macquarie Capital.

    He has consulted to Vero/Suncorp, Amalgamated Holdings, Tower Insurance, Allied Security, QUBEdocs and ASX Listed Adherium.

    Damien believes in the principles of the ACT party where free markets, government fiscal prudence, freedom of thought, small government serving the people and property rights are at the centre of our democracy and vital to protect.

    Damien has a Daughter at King's College, Auckland. They share a love for Arts, Sport & New Zealand.