PHOTO:  Kirti Suman

The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) is delighted to announce that it has appointed Kirti Suman as its new Chief Digital and Innovation Officer. Kirti will join REINZ on 29 October and joins REINZ most recently from Quotable Value (QV), where she was the Chief Growth Officer and part of QVs Executive team, responsible for creating and driving the Business Growth Strategy.

In addition to her property knowledge, Kirti brings significant experience to her role, having worked across a number of different banks and financial services institutions over the past 15 years. Kirti is a highly talented and passionate leader with extensive knowledge of transforming businesses to create positive customer experiences that utilise leading edge digital technology. Her skills and experience spans across digital strategy, transformation, customer experience, product, marketing and sales.

Kirti’s role will see her responsible for leading the IT, digital and data strategy at REINZ.

Commenting on her appointment Kirti says: As a strategic thinker and problem solver I am really excited about combining my passion and skills in this new role at REINZ. I am looking forward to bringing my experience in driving customer led digital innovation and enhancements for members to make their day to day working lives easier.”

Bindi Norwell, Chief Executive at REINZ says: As REINZ continues to increase its digital offering to members around the country its essential we have someone with the drive, knowledge and expertise to help us focus on this important element of our business. Were delighted to welcome Kirti on board and look forward to working with her closely as we continue to add value to our members and the industry.

A key focus of REINZ is to help ensure our platforms are customer centric, user friendly and innovative. Kirtis experience aligns with this well,” concludes Norwell.