Joey Au

Chief Strategy Officer
Electricity Authority

Joey provides strategic counsel to the Chief Executive and translates the Authority’s vision into action to realise its statutory objective and sector ambitions.

Joey is an economist with extensive public policy experience.  Prior to his current role, Joey was Manager, Market Policy and Principal Advisor, Market Performance at the Authority.  Before joining the Authority, Joey was Senior Advisor to the Treasury’s Chief Economist, helping to develop and operationalise the living standards framework.  Joey has also worked at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment where he developed the Government’s Strategy for Petroleum and Minerals, and led the Review of the Crown Minerals Act. 

Joey is a former Committee Member of the Government Economics Network and the NZ Association of Economists and was a Senior Associate at the Institute of Governance and Policy Studies at the Victoria University of Wellington.

Joey holds an BCA(Hons) in Economics.