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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. His focus is on leading Northpower to deliver benefits to our customers and consumers through returns to the Northpower Trust and strong customer service; along with appropriate infrastructure investment to ensure our networks are future-ready.
Andrew has a background of senior roles in the electricity, oil and gas, and water utility sectors, including leading Powerco’s electricity division.
NZCE (Electrical), Registered Engineering Associate, IPENZ (Tech)
Lloyd has over 40 years engineering, construction and management experience working for Northpower.
As General Manager HSQE, Lloyd is responsible for Northpower's Health and Safety strategy, critical risk management, control design, work methods and effective implementation back into our business.
Ollie joined Northpower in December 2018 and brings with him over 15 years international financial experience and 10 years of general management experience across various areas of operational and financial management.
Ollie has held executive positions in the agricultural, finance and gaming sectors, and is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
Andrew joined Northpower in 2018 to lead the newly created business performance function. Andrew joins us from PwC where he was a Director in the consulting practice. Prior to PwC Andrew worked in his own consulting business and was formerly Chief Technology Officer at Fonterra Co-operative Group.
He brings strong strategy and change management experience from many different sectors including financial services, aviation, telecommunications and manufacturing.
As General Manager Network, Josie is responsible for leading the engineering, asset investment, customer, operational, commercial, and regulatory aspects of Northpower’s electricity network business. Josie is also a director of Northpower Fibre.
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.
MBA, FCA, CMInstD
Murray is responsible for Northpower’s Contracting Division in New Zealand leading staff in electrical and fibre communication services, client engagement and ensuring contracts are fulfilled to customer and business expectations.
Murray joined Northpower in 2017 as Senior Commercial Manager, and brings strong commercial and financial acumen combined with a customer-centric approach. He has over 20 years' commercial management experience in the contracting and manufacturing sectors.
Andrea joined Northpower in 2009 as Manager, Human Resources and Safety and was promoted to the role of General Manager People and Capability in 2016, based in Whangarei.
Andrea has over 20 years experience in human resources, safety and quality management, previously working in the timber, forestry and mining industries. Andrea attended London Business School in 2016 to look at Transformational HR Strategy.
Darren joined Northpower in 1996 and was instrumental in the company securing the Whangarei UFB build.
Prior to his appointment as Northpower Fibre CEO in 2011, Darren was Northpower’s longstanding Marketing and Fibre Manager.