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 as Chief Financial Officer in 2018. He has over 20 years of financial and executive experience across infrastructure, construction, agri-business, finance and gaming sectors.
Ollie is responsible for optimising the financial performance of the group and for leading Northpower’s finance, risk, legal and procurement functions.
MEngST, NZCE, FEngNZ, FNZIM
Onno joined Northpower in May 2022 and brings with him his 35 years engineering management experience which includes 16 years as CEO of Citycare, an organisation with deep construction experience across water, civil and infrastructure management.
Onno leads our contracting business and is responsible for the overall performance of the business as we look to grow and diversify over the next decade.
BSurv, BSc (Computer Science)
Brigitte joined Northpower in 2022 and brings significant experience in business transformation and leading IT, business development and professional services teams to improve performance and deliver customer-focused outcomes.
Brigitte is responsible for ensuring that Northpower is well-positioned to achieve its purpose and ambition by leading the strategic planning, business development, digital, change and communications functions.