ESL – Don Nicolson
Don is a director of Electricity Southland Ltd and The Power Company Ltd. He joined the board of PowerNet in 2015 and is the current chair. He is also a member on the OtagoNet Joint Venture governing committee.
From 1999 until 2011, Don was a trustee on the Southland Electric Power Supply Consumer Trust, and is currently trustee on the Environomics Trust.
While farming, active involvement in agribusiness advocacy saw him hold many roles in the primary sector, culminating as the national president of Federated Farmers of New Zealand from 2008 until 2011.
Don is a member of the Institute of Directors.