The AEMO Board is made up of nine Non-Executive Directors, including the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.
Dr Anthony (Tony) Marxsen – Chairman
Dr Marxsen is director of Marxsen Consulting Pty Ltd and Jancomax Pty Ltd and a former director of VENCorp and Sustainability Victoria. He has extensive strategic and operational expertise in electricity grids and information technology, and senior experience in a range of industries, particularly in strategic, transformational and operational roles in the energy sector including the National Electricity Market and gas markets. He was made a Computerworld Fellow in 2001.
Mr Jon Hubbard
Mr Jon Hubbard is a former partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers and a former director of CS Energy. He has extensive experience in the energy, utility, and resource sectors, as well as a strong accounting and finance background. During his advisory career, Jon specialised in providing advice to the energy industry in the areas of corporate strategy, industry reform, mergers and acquisitions, regulation, climate change, and renewable energy.
Ms Sibylle Krieger
Ms Krieger is a former partner with Clayton Utz and is a director or trustee of several companies and organisations including the Tasmanian Water and Sewerage Corporation, the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, and Sydney Grammar School and Foundation. Her former appointments include directorships of Allconnex Water and the Sydney Ports Corporation, and IPART Tribunal Member. Ms Krieger was also a member of the Dispute Resolution Panel for the National Electricity Market and the gas markets.
Ms Krieger has over 30 years of broad commercial experience as a lawyer, non-executive director, and economic regulator with particular focus on utilities and monopoly infrastructure.
Mr Stephen Orr
Mr Orr has extensive senior management experience in the energy industry, including power generation, financial markets, energy trading, and retail.
Ms Jane Tongs
Ms Tongs is Chair of Netwealth Holdings Ltd and a director of Catholic Care, Catholic Church Insurances Ltd, RUN Corp Ltd, and Warakirri Holdings Pty Ltd. She has chaired multiple audit and risk committees and has deep knowledge and experience in risk management, corporate governance, and financial services. She was formerly a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers and a director of several private sector companies and government organisations. Ms Tongs is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, CPA Australia and the Williamson Community Leadership and is a member of the Institute of Company Directors.
Dr Peter Davis
Dr Davis is the former Chief Executive Officer of Aurora Energy. Dr Davis has a deep and current knowledge of the energy industry, having worked in the retail, distribution, and generation sectors over the past 25 years.
Dr Davis holds a Master of Business Administration, Doctor of Philosophy, Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Science (Honours), and a Company Directors Diploma. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr John Pittard
Mr Pittard is Chairman of RXP Services Limited and non-executive director of Barnardos Australia.
Mr Pittard has previously held senior executive roles with some of Australia’s largest corporations, including NewsCorp Australia, Telstra, Pioneer International, and Shell Australia, and has been a Director of REA Group and CareerOne Limited.
Ms Betsy Donaghey
Ms Betsy Donaghey has over 30 years of energy and resources sector experience. Her most recent Board level experience has included terms at Imdex Ltd, St Barbara and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency. In her corporate career, Betsy has held senior strategy, regulatory and business development executive positions at EnergyAustralia, Woodside Petroleum and BHP Petroleum. Betsy is a dual citizen of both the United States of America and Australia.
Tony is an Executive (and Non-Executive) Director with more than 30 years of experience within the power sector. He is a chartered power engineer, with international experience in governance, investor relations, operations management, finance and risk management. Of note, Tony was Chairman of the Electricity Supply Association of Australia (now known as the Energy Council of Australia) from 2009 to 2011, and in 2013 he held the role of CEO Asia-Pacific for GDF SUEZ Energy. In early 2015, Tony started up a large-scale solar PV business and in 2016 he was appointed to the Tasmanian Government energy security Taskforce following the drought and undersea cable failure in late 2015.