Elliott Powell

Senior Derivatives Trader

Elliott is a Senior Derivatives Trader at Genesis Energy. Elliott specialises in bringing the technical and engineering side of energy together with the financial and commercial outcomes. He is on the board of the Young Energy Professionals Network and is passionate about helping young professionals thrive in the energy sector. He is driven by the significance of our sector for New Zealanders’ lives and contributing to the opportunity to decarbonise New Zealand over the next couple of decades. He entered the energy sector by chance, straight from university and was involved in the design of some of New Zealand’s newest power stations, including Te Mihi. Subsequently, he has worked in the wholesale gas and electricity markets and is heavily involved in strategy work to enable and plan for the displacement of baseload thermal generation from the market.