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PowerNet's Board of Directors

There are eight Directors on the PowerNet Board. This is comprised of directors from the shareholding boards.  Five Directors are appointed by The Power Company Limited and three are appointed by Electricity Invercargill Limited. The Chair and Deputy Chair are appointed on a three-year rotational basis, alternating between each shareholder.

Robert (Bob) Taylor
Chair
BE Hons (Electrical), REA

Bob joined the PowerNet Ltd board in 2020. He has been appointed to PowerNet’s Health, Safety and Environment committee.

Peter Moynihan
Deputy chair
BAgSc

Peter is deputy chair of PowerNet Ltd, a board director of The Power Company Ltd. His comprehensive understanding of balance sheets, trading performance, risk and how strategy and strategy implementation is vital for this industry.

Chris Boyle
BEng (Heavy Current) MBA

Christopher is a director on the board of PowerNet Ltd, he has a Bachelor Engineering (Heavy Current), he has a strong background in asset management, risk management, strategic thought and future energies.

Duncan Fea
BCom FCA CFInstD

Duncan is a director on the boards of PowerNet Ltd and The Power Company Ltd. He is chairs of the OtagoNet Joint Venture governing committee, Lakeland Network Ltd and the PowerNet Audit and Risk committee. He is a director on the Southern Generation GP Ltd Board.

Douglas Fraser
BSc (Chemistry) CFInstD

Doug is a director on the boards of PowerNet Ltd, Lakeland Network Ltd and is chair of The Power Company Ltd, he is also member of the OtagoNet Joint Venture governing committee. Doug has a wealth of Governance, regional and industry experience and has contributed to the Groups strategic direction and growth.

Paul Kiesanowski
BCom FCA CMInstD

Paul is a director on the boards of PowerNet Ltd and Electricity Invercargill Ltd, he brings strong financial management skills, risk management and assurance.

Wayne Mackey
B.E (Electrical) MIEEE

Wayne is a director on the boards of PowerNet Ltd and The Power Company Ltd, he has extensive industry knowledge through his experience leading an electricity network and related directorships.

Donald Nicolson

Don is a director on the boards of PowerNet Ltd, The Power Company Ltd and  Lakeland Network Ltd. He is also a member of the OtagoNet Joint Venture governing committee. He retired from the role of PowerNet Limited chair in December 2021.