Executive Team

The Executive Team is based at the offices in Greenlane, Auckland. Together, they bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to our business.

Marc England - Genesis Energy NZ Chris Jewell - Genesis Energy NZ Dean Schmidt - Genesis Energy NZ Tracey Hickman - Genesis Energy NZ Jennifer Cherrington-Mowat - Genesis Energy NZ Nigel Clark - Genesis Energy NZ James Magill - Genesis Energy NZ Nicola Richardson - Genesis Energy NZ
 
Marc England - Genesis Energy NZ

Marc England

Chief Executive, MBA, MEng (Hons)

Marc is responsible for the leadership, strategic direction and management of Genesis Energy's business interests. Marc has a wealth of general management experience underpinned by strong finance, strategy, marketing and procurement experience. In his most recent role before joining Genesis, Marc was the key driver behind a new strategic agenda at Sydney-based AGL Energy and the development of its New Energy business.

 

Chris Jewell - Genesis Energy NZ

Chris Jewell

Chief Financial Officer, BE (Hons), MEM, CIMA

As Chief Financial Officer, Chris is responsible for directing all Financial, Treasury, Tax, Risk and Procurement aspects of Genesis Energy. He was appointed in 2016 and brings significant national and international experience and expertise to the Company. Chris has broad experience in commercial management, energy trading, infrastructure investment, and asset operations.

Dean Schmidt - Genesis Energy NZ

Dean Schmidt

Executive General Manager Corporate Affairs and Transformation, BA (Hons)

Dean leads the Transformation Office which is responsible for ensuring the Company's strategic initiatives are being implemented and delivered. Dean also leads legal, corporate communications, government and regulatory affairs, and community investment programmes. Dean brings political, private sector and SOE experience to the Company.

Tracey Hickman - Genesis Energy NZ

Tracey Hickman

Executive General Manager Generation and Wholesale, MA (Hons)

Tracey covers two key areas of the business, signalling greater integration and operating efficiency. Tracey is responsible for asset management, engineering and operations as well as wholesale energy and fuel trading, hedging, and sales to industrial customers.  Tracey is also accountable for Health and Safety practices and procedures.

Tracey Hickman - Genesis Energy NZ

Jennifer Cherrington-Mowat

Executive General Manager Technology and Digital, Bcom, MBA

Jen joined Genesis Energy in October. Jen will be responsible for helping deliver the digital services and tools our customers need for energy management in their homes or their businesses. Jen has held senior leadership roles at Mothercare, BT Group, eBay, Amazon, Yahoo! and Electrocomponents PLC.

Tracey Hickman - Genesis Energy NZ

Nigel Clark

Executive General Manager Customer Operations, BBus (Acc), Dip Treasury Management, FCPA, FAICD, CFTP (Snr)

Nigel, who joined Genesis Energy in October is responsible for driving exceptional customer experience across the retail portfolio, including customer service, credit management and field services across all customer areas of the business.  He has extensive energy executive experience as Managing Director at Momentum Energy in Australia.  He is a Non‑Executive Director of Snowy Hydro Limited.

Tracey Hickman - Genesis Energy NZ

James Magill

Executive General Manager Product Marketing, BSc (Hons), Dip Corp Finance, MBA (Melbourne/Madrid)

James joined Genesis Energy in October and is responsible for driving growth across the retail portfolio, including accountability for product management, pricing, marketing, customer analytics and competitive strategy. He has an energy background with Centrica, British Gas and AGL and is experienced in leading high performing teams, building new products and originating new business opportunities.

Tracey Hickman - Genesis Energy NZ

Nicola Richardson

Executive General Manager People and Culture, BA (Hons)

Nicola joined Genesis Energy in October 2014 as Group Manager Talent and Development and appointed to the leadership team in October 2016. Nicola is responsible for the people and culture focus of the Company, including human resources, internal communications, property, health and safety and remuneration. Nicola has worked for the ASB and internationally in Asia and the UK in financial services, real estate, manufacturing industries and global Human Resource consulting firms.

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