Jason Franklin

Chief Executive

Jason joined PowerNet in 2012 as chief executive.  Before that, he held several senior roles in the electricity and aluminium sectors in New Zealand and overseas, including 15 years with Rio Tinto in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom.  He started his career in electricity generation at ECNZ.

At PowerNet, his role involves leading the $1 billion electricity distribution and renewable generation asset base, with over 300 employees across Southland and Otago.