Don Elers

General Manager Gas

Don leads the Gas Team, ensuring the planning and operations of our Gas networks are aligned to deliver the energy mix that customers want today and in the future. 

With a trade background, starting as an engineering cadet in the gas industry 30 years ago, Don has hands-on experience in construction and maintenance, project management and contract management.

He has held senior service delivery and operational roles in the gas sector within New Zealand and is experienced in asset strategy and planning, management of safety and operational risk.

Don joined Powerco in 2010 as the Gas Service Delivery Manager and has successfully led a transformation of an asset-centric delivery model to a customer-focused operations model.