Sarah Gillies

Chief Executive
Electricity Authority

Sarah Gillies was appointed Chief Executive of the Electricity Authority in December 2022.

Previously, Sarah was General Manager Legal, Monitoring and Compliance at the Authority since 2019. Prior to this she was the Executive General Counsel International at CoreLogic where she led the legal and risk team for the company’s international activities (covering Australia, New Zealand and the UK). She also held other roles where she was accountable for strategy, stakeholder management, and driving business performance and culture for CoreLogic’s New Zealand operations.

From 2005-12 she held various senior counsel roles in Spark’s legal team, including in the Regulatory and Competition legal team. She has also spent time in private practice at two large national law firms.

Sarah holds an LLB (Hons), a BSc and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Management.