Board of Directors

Appointed June 2024, next election October 2024.

David is a professional director and is currently deputy chair of the Accident Compensation Corporation, a director of Northpower Ltd and Northpower Fibre Ltd, and a member of Fast Track Projects Ministerial Advisory Group.

He has previously served on the boards of Christchurch City Holdings Ltd and various energy companies in New Zealand and Australia. He was the chief executive of Contact Energy Ltd between 2005-2006. From 2006 to April 2024 David was a consultant director at Concept Consulting Group, a firm providing specialist advisory services on energy, utility and decarbonisation issues.  David’s early career was in the public sector, with a particular focus on financial management and investment issues.

David has Bachelor degrees in economics (honours) and statistics from Massey University.