Chris has had a long and distinguished career in energy and is considered one of the prime movers in the New Zealand electricity market. He brings significant senior leadership experience in the energy sector across markets, infrastructure investment and asset operations. Chris sat on the Electricity Authority governance board and has previously worked in the telecommunications and infrastructure sectors in the United Kingdom. Chris comes to Lodestone Energy from Genesis Energy as Chief Financial Officer and was at Mercury prior to that. He is currently Co-Chair of Low Carbon Aotearoa – a 2050 Energy Strategy.