The Commissioner of Police (Commissioner) and the New Zealand Police Association Incorporated and the New Zealand Police Leaders’ Guild Incorporated (Police Service Organisations) have appointed a single corporate trustee, PSS Trustees Limited, to manage the scheme. The current directors of the trustee are:

Charlie Cahn

Charlie Cahn (Chair)


Professional director

Charlie is a consultant and actuary with over 20 years' experience in superannuation and investments as a trustee and adviser. Over that period, he has advised trustees on all aspects of superannuation, including funding, scheme design and investment strategy, and has also held a number of trustee roles. He is currently a self-employed consultant. This follows a career most recently with PwC and, before that, Jacques Martin, which was then a specialist superannuation provider. Charlie is the longest-serving director of the PSS, appointed in 1994. He is also a director of the trustee company of the Methodist Church of New Zealand Supernumerary Fund.

Greg Fleming

Greg Fleming


Director (appointed by the Police Service Organisations)

Greg is the Police Association Industrial Advocate and National Secretary. He was the Association's chief negotiator during the establishment of the Police Superannuation Scheme in 1992 and for subsequent enhancements. Greg was appointed as a trustee in 1996. He chairs the scheme's communications subcommittee.

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Sarah Graydon

BA, LLB (Hons)

Professional director (appointed by the Commissioner)

Sarah is an experienced lawyer who has worked in a number of areas and predominantly in in-house roles. She headed up the legal team at New Zealand Post for 8 years and now works with Juno Legal providing advisory, coaching and legal services centred on in-house legal functions. Sarah's governance experience spans superannuation, health and education. She is a licensed independent trustee and currently holds positions with three other superannuation schemes as well as PSS.

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Ian Russon

BA Hons

Professional director (appointed by the Police Service Organisations) and licensed independent trustee

Ian has had a long career in the financial services industry. Following periods working in the UK, Canada, Hong Kong and Germany, he joined the Financial Markets Department of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand in 1995 and held various management positions focusing on foreign exchange reserves management and monetary policy implementation. In 2002, Ian joined Bank of New Zealand and, for the majority of his time at the bank, was Head of Financial Institutions & Public Sector. Ian also served as a scheme participant elected member of the board of management of the Bank of New Zealand Officers' Provident Association – the staff retirement savings scheme. In 2017, Ian resigned from the bank to work as a professional director. In addition to his role with PSS Trustees Limited, he is chair of UniSaver Limited and Implemented Investment Solutions Limited and a director of The Salvation Army of New Zealand Officers' Superannuation Scheme Nominee Limited and Presbyterian Beneficiary Fund Trustee Limited.

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Sandra Venables

Director (appointed by the Commissioner)

The Commissioner appointed Assistant Commissioner Sandra Venables as his representative on the board of PSS Trustees Limited in September 2019. Sandra is Assistant Commissioner – Districts (South) , which covers Eastern, Central, Wellington, Tasman, Canterbury and Southern districts. Sandra has been a police officer since February 1994 and has served as a frontline officer in Hamilton, Kaitaia, Whitianga and Thames-Coromandel. She was the Area Commander in Eastern Bay of Plenty based in Whakatāne for 3 and a half years before being promoted to District Commander in Eastern District. She was promoted to Assistant Commissioner in 2017 and held the national portfolios for Road Policing and Prevention before taking up her current role in 2021.