Mr Ficca has extensive senior executive experience in strategic and operational roles within the energy sector, including in the National Electricity Market and gas markets.
He served as Managing Director of AusNet Services Limited and its predecessors, SP AusNet and SPI Powernet, from 2001-19.
An electrical engineer by training, Mr Ficca has a deep understanding of energy transmission and distribution grids, and their importance in underpinning effective markets and maintaining secure, reliable and high-performing systems.
Mr Ficca is the immediate past Chairman of the Energy Networks Association, and a past Chair of CIGRE Australia. He is a Non-Executive Director of the Transurban Queensland Group, Co-Founder and Adviser of TasRex, Member of Deakin University Council, and Professor, Industry Engagement Deakin University.
Mr Ficca joined the Board in 2019. He is the Chair of the Technical, Markets and Systems Committee, and a member of the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee.