Ryno Verster

General Manager: Asset Strategy and Investment

Mr Verster heads the asset management of Powerco’s electricity network business, with responsibility for the company’s asset management strategy and network investment plans.  He is also responsible for overseeing the transformation of the electricity network in response to emerging energy options and opportunities.

Before joining Powerco in 2015, he held executive and senior management roles in Vector.  He also has extensive international experience in engineering and management consulting. He has advised on energy regulation, asset management, asset valuation, due diligence studies for mergers and acquisitions, and engineering design and project management.

Mr Verster has served on several industry working groups and bodies. He is a member of the New Zealand Smart Grid Forum and the Electricity Networks Association’s Smart Technology Working Group.