The appointed energy industry representatives are:
Sean Horgan, CEO, The Lines Company
Sean has 22 years’ experience in the electricity industry, both in generation and distribution in New Zealand and internationally. Sean became CEO of electricity distribution business The Lines Company in April 2017. He is currently leading a significant change project, involving extensive customer consultation on the tariff structure and billing process.
Fiona Smith, GM Customer Operations, Trustpower
Fiona brings a unique blend of telco, energy and gas experience to the committee. With 20 years’ industry experience, Fiona has worked on multiple cross-industry work programmes and cross functional working parties, designed to improve outcomes for industry and customers.
Jason Woolley, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Meridian
Jason works with a number of retailer regulatory managers on the Policy Committee of the Electricity Retailers Association of New Zealand (ERANZ). With a legal background, Jason has significant energy industry experience and an understanding of the issues consumers can face when dealing with large companies like electricity retailers.