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Jason Franklin

Chief Executive

Jason has led PowerNet and its group of companies through significant change and growth during the past nine years. PowerNet now employs over 300 staff, with nearly $1 billion of assets under ownership/management. Jason has held senior roles in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. 

His experience in the electricity and global mining industries spans commercial, operational, workplace safety and governance roles. He is recognised as a leader within the electricity industry, and is a director of the Electricity Networks Association. Jason is also a director of the Southland Regional Development Agency (Great South) and Rugby Southland.