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Our Chief Executive heads up the executive management team, who in turn, head up the various operating divisions and support services within Northpower.
BEng (Mech), PGDip FA
Andrew joined Northpower as Chief Executive in 2017 and has a background in infrastructure management and construction management, spanning the electricity, oil and gas, and water utility sectors.
Andrew is responsible for ensuring appropriate performance and positioning of Northpower’s group of businesses, with a focus on ensuring appropriate returns and outcomes for Northpower’s consumer owners.
Josie joined Northpower in 2011, was its General Counsel for a number of years and prior to that worked in New Zealand and the UK in a range of private practice and in house corporate roles in the utilities, construction and professional services industries.
Josie has responsibility for managing Northpower’s electricity network, including engineering, asset investment, customer, operational, commercial, and regulatory functions.
Darren joined Northpower in 1996 and was instrumental in the company securing the Whangārei UFB build. Prior to his appointment as Northpower Fibre CEO in 2011, Darren was Northpower’s longstanding Marketing and Fibre Manager.
Darren is responsible for all aspects of Northpower Fibre as Chief Executive.
BAppMgt (Human Resources), Dip Bus
Andrea joined Northpower in 2009 and took on the role of General Manager People and Capability in 2016. Andrea has over 20 years experience in human resources, safety and quality management, previously working in the timber, forestry and mining industries.
Andrea is responsible for all people related activities including recruitment, training, development, people related performance systems and staff advisory.
Ollie joined Northpower in 2018 and brings with him over 15 years of financial and executive experience across agricultural, finance and gaming sectors.
Ollie is responsible for ensuring appropriate financial outcomes for the group, and for leading Northpower’s finance, risk, legal, and procurement functions.
NZCE (Electrical), Registered Engineering Associate, IPENZ (Tech)
Lloyd has over 40 years engineering, construction and management experience working for Northpower, and previously led Northpower’s contracting group.
Lloyd is now responsible for Northpower’s health and safety strategy, quality systems and work procedures to ensure the safety of staff, contractors and the public, and to lead a targeted lift in these areas.
NZCE (Electrical), NZCE (Mechanical)
Kevin has most recently been our Contracting Regional Manager in the Central region and brings over 15 years of Northpower experience and 30 years of industry experience to this role. Kevin is one of our most experienced operational leaders, with a deep passion for instilling strong safety mind-set and practice.
Andrew joined Northpower in 2018 to lead the business performance function following a career in IT advisory, and technical leadership including the role of Chief Technology Officer at Fonterra Cooperative Group.
Andrew is responsible for ensuring Northpower’s business performance systems are appropriate including leading Northpower’s strategy, business planning, information technology and process enhancement functions.