Peter Moynihan


After completing his Lincoln degree, Peter embarked on a 33-year banking career where he ran Westpac’s South Island Agribusiness team managing over $5 billion of lending. Peter left banking in June 2021. Peter has interests in three Central Southland dairy farming businesses, milking around 1,900 cows.

Peter was appointed chair of the boards of The Power Company Ltd in February 2023 (previously a director from 2017). He is also Chair of Lakeland Network Ltd and chair of the OtagoNet Joint Venture governing committee (from 15 February 2023). He is chair of the PowerNet Health, Safety and Environment committee and a member of the PowerNet Remuneration committee. He is a director of PowerNet Ltd (from 2019) and was previously the deputy chair of PowerNet Ltd (appointed January 2022, retiring February 2023).

He is also a member of the Institute of Directors.

Peter’s comprehensive understanding of balance sheets, trading performance, risk and how strategy and strategy implementation is vital for this industry.