Genesis Energy Executive Team

Marc England

Chief Executive, MBA, MEng (Hons)

Marc England is the Chief Executive of Genesis so is responsible for the leadership, strategic direction and management of all of its business interests. Marc has a wealth of financial, marketing and strategy management experience with a track record of driving growth and innovation for customers. Marc has strong international experience in large business leadership roles in energy businesses in the United Kingdom and Australia. In his most recent role before joining Genesis, Marc was on the executive team of Sydney-based AGL Energy, first as Group Head of Strategy then more recently Executive General Manager of New Energy. Marc has also held roles at British Gas and the Ford Motor Company.

Chris Jewell

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

As Chief Financial Officer, Chris is responsible for overseeing all financial, treasury, tax, risk, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), Investor Relations, and procurement aspects of Genesis. He was appointed in 2016 and brings significant national and international experience and expertise to the Company. Chris has broad experience in senior leadership, commercial management, energy markets, infrastructure investment and asset operations.
He joined Genesis in February 2013 after a decade with Mercury Energy in a variety of management roles. Chris has also worked in a variety of telecommunications and infrastructure roles in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

James Magill

Executive General Manager Customer & Innovation, BSc (Hons), Dip Corp Finance, MBA (Melbourne/Madrid)

James joined Genesis in October 2016 and is responsible for driving growth across the retail portfolio, including accountability for product development, pricing, marketing, sales and customer analytics. He has worked within the energy industry for the last 12 years in the United Kingdom, Texas and Australia before moving to New Zealand. James has experience in strategy, corporate finance, product development and originatingnew business opportunities.

Matthew Osborne

Executive General Manager Corporate Affairs, LLB, Bcom

Matthew joined Genesis in May 2018 as General Counsel and Company Secretary, four months later he was appointed Executive General Manager of Corporate Affairs.  In addition to his EGM duties, Matthew retains his responsibilities as General Counsel and Company Secretary, his team are responsible for legal, government relations, policy, sustainability, community investment and communications.  Before joining Genesis, Matthew worked at Orion Health and prior to that worked for Vodafone Group in the Middle-East and Ireland. He brings extensive commercial, governance, risk management, legal and regulatory experience from several markets.

Nicola Richardson

Executive General Manager People and Culture, BA (Hons)

Nicola joined Genesis in October 2014 as Group Manager Talent and Development and was 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 United Kingdom in financial services, real estate, manufacturing industries and global human resource consulting firms.

Nigel Clark

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

Nigel, who joined Genesis in October 2016, is responsible for driving exceptional customer experience across the retail and LPG distribution portfolio, including customer service, credit management and field services. He has extensive energy executive experience, having been Managing Director at Momentum Energy in Australia. Nigel is a Non-Executive Director of Snowy Hydro Limited.

Tracey Hickman

Executive General Manager Generation and Wholesale, MA (Hons)

Tracey covers two key areas of the business, signalling greater integration and operating flexibility and efficiency between generation, fuels and wholesale activities. Tracey is responsible for all aspects of wholesale and trading activity and fuels management, including managing the Company's hedge, active and carbon books. Her role includes asset management, including lifecycle investment and maintenance, 24/7 operations, environmental management and health and safety in the generation part of the business. Tracey has worked in the energy sector in a variety of roles for more than 20 years.