Wealth Management Adviser
Aaron Shields works with high net worth individuals and trusts to manage, grow and protect their wealth through diversified investments.
Aaron began his career on Westpac’s graduate training programme, gaining diverse financial experience across foreign exchange, institutional and credit trading and risk management.
He joined Jarden’s institutional trading team in 2015, specialising in New Zealand equity markets for both local and offshore institutional investors. Aaron managed the daily wholesale AUD/NZD forex risk for high volume and high value trades, placing and clearing some of New Zealand’s largest corporate actions and block trades.
In 2017, Aaron seized the opportunity to return to his native South Island and build a wealth management practice from Jarden’s Nelson office. As a board member of the Nelson/Tasman Chamber of Commerce, Aaron works to give the region’s businesses a voice and enhance connectivity.
Aaron has a BCom (Finance) from the University of Otago. Outside the office, Aaron relishes hunting, fishing and sharing his passion for the outdoors as a youth mentor with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New Zealand.