Managing Director & CEO
See page Board of Directors for Brett’s bio.
Chief Customer Officer
Christine joined AGL in July 2019. Prior to joining AGL, Christine built a career at Australia Post spanning almost three decades, where she held several leadership roles, including two years as Chief Customer Officer, responsible for group channel operations, marketing, digital and customer experience. She also held the role of Interim Chief Executive Officer at Australia Post prior to joining PwC in 2018 as a Special Advisor consulting for a range of clients in the customer and integrated solution space.
Christine holds a Bachelor of Law and a Bachelor of Business (Comm) from the Queensland University of Technology, and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Stanford Graduate School of Business’ Executive Program.
& Company Secretary
John was appointed Company Secretary in October 2015. In December 2007, John was appointed General Counsel and continues to hold that position in addition to his role as Company Secretary.
Previous to joining AGL, John worked in both government and private legal practice.
John’s holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Law from the University of New South Wales and a Masters in Arts from the National University of Ireland (University College Dublin). John is admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and has been practising in projects, mining and energy law for over 20 years.
Executive General Manager, People & Culture
Joanne joined AGL in June 2019, following a long career at Santos.
With more than 25 years’ experience, Joanne has a strong and diverse background leading the Human Resources function in large ASX100 companies in the oil and gas, FMCG and pharmaceutical industries. Joanne brings extensive experience in capability and culture development, succession management, talent development and organisational design.
Joanne holds a Graduate Certificate in Energy & Resources from University College of London plus an Masters of Business Administration from University of South Australia.
Executive General Manager, Stakeholder Relations
Lisa joined AGL in December 2013 and led the Government Affairs function prior to being appointed Chief of Staff to the Managing Director and CEO in 2015. In November 2016, Lisa became the Executive General Manager of Stakeholder Relations.
Lisa has 20 years’ experience in stakeholder relations and communications across corporate, government and not-for profit sectors. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Communications from the University of Technology Sydney, attended the Melbourne Business School as part of AGL’s Academy for Senior Leaders and undertook the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.
Executive General Manager, Group Operations
Doug joined AGL in March 2013, as Chief Operating Office, Merchant Operations and was appointed to Executive General Manager, Group Operations in May 2015.
With over 35 years’ experience in the energy and mining industry, prior to joining AGL, Doug worked in both the United States and Canada, leading the operations and construction of electricity generation and mining assets.
Doug holds an Masters of Business Administration in Global Energy from The University of Calgary – Haskayne School of Business.
Executive General Manager, Future Business & Technology
Simon joined AGL in January 2016 as Chief Information Officer, before being appointed to Executive General Manager, Future Business & Technology in July 2019.
Simon has over 20 years’ experience in technology and program management, having held several executive roles both locally and internationally with enterprises such as NAB, GE Captial and CBA. His significant leadership experience in large retail businesses such as CBA Retail and GE Capital Asia Pacific includes leading numerous innovative change and transformation programs.
Simon holds a Bachelor of Computer Science from RMIT.
Chief Financial Officer
Damien joined AGL in March 2013 and held several senior executive finance roles across Retail Energy, Energy Markets and Group Commercial Finance before being appointed Interim CFO in August 2018 then formally CFO in May 2019.
Damien has more than 24 years' experience across large multinational businesses including Linfox Logistics, Smorgon Steel and Deloitte.
Damien is a Board member of ActewAGL, a joint venture that governs the electricity and gas retailer and distribution businesses in the ACT. Damien holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from La Trobe University, is a fellow of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Executive General Manager, Strategy & Corporate Development
João joined AGL in August 2019.
With more then 18 years' experience, João brings a wealth of international energy sector expertise, most recently from the global team leading McKinsey & Company’s thinking on energy transition. João headed up the company's Electrical Power and Natural Gas Professional Practice in Australia and New Zealand since 2016.
João holds a Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering at the Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal, and completed his Masters of Business Administration at Northwestern University in the USA.
Executive General Manager, Wholesale Markets
Richard joined AGL in March 2010 as Head of Wholdsale Electricity. He was appointed Executive General Manager, Wholesale Markets in July 2017.
Richard has 27 year's local and international experience and prior to arriving in Australia in 1996 Richard was involved in the contract and trading areas of PowerGen and British Energy. his significant Australian energy sector experience includes consulting on the National Electricity Market commencement, as well as working at the Electricity Trust of South Australia, the State Electricity Commission of Victoria and Loy Yang Power.
Richard holds a Bachelor of Economics from Nottingham Trent University (UK).