Born and raised in Taranaki, Peter Chisnall has been the Country Manager for MasterCard New Zealand since January 2014. Peter joined MasterCard in January 2012 and headed the Melbourne office where he played a key role in rolling out MasterCard’s latest digital wallet technology MasterPass. In his current role, Peter is responsible for leading MasterCard’s business in New Zealand including MasterCard’s communication across its key customer relationships and media.
Prior to joining MasterCard, Peter worked extensively in Australia at GE Capital and Diners Club Australia with roles including Program Director, General Manager Corporate Cards and Head of Service Management. Before entering the financial services industry Peter spent ten years working for Mobil Oil in New Zealand, Australia and Singapore.
Peter has a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Organisational Behaviour from the University of Canterbury, and learnt money management skills from sharing a room with his grandfather when he was a child.