Mark Darrow is an experienced businessman and professional director, specialising in corporate governance. He has a number of board roles including Ministerial appointments on New Zealand Transport Agency and Counties-Manukau District Health Board and chairs the Finance & Audit Committee for both those organisations. He also chairs Armstrong Motor Group, Signum Holdings, Courier Solutions, Primary ITO and The Lines Company and is a Director for MTA and Balle Brothers Group.
Mark has held a number of senior executive positions in the past and has been involved in around 30 merger and acquisition transactions in the last decade.
He is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants, a Chartered member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors, and is also a Justice of the Peace.
Tim has wide experience in gas and electricity generation, metering, network and training fields both in New Zealand and overseas. A former board member and Chief Executive Officer of the Electricity Supply Industry Training Organisation (ESITO), Tim is currently a director of the Southwest Consulting Group and a trustee of Waikato's Maungatautari Ecological Island. He was previously a director of Damwatch.
Tim is married with three children and involved with several educational and not-for-profit organisations. He is a Fellow of IPENZ and a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors. In his spare time Tim can be found skiing, cycling or fishing.
Richard has significant energy sector and finance experience, having been CEO of New Zealand’s second largest electricity and gas lines business and holding executive positions in New Zealand and Australia for over 12 years. Richard is currently a director and deputy chair of First Gas Limited, Port Taranaki Limited and Top Energy Limited, and a director of PKW Farms GP Limited and Energia Limited. He has previously been a director of a number of infrastructure businesses in New Zealand, Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom and is former chair of the Electricity Networks Association.
Richard is an electrical engineer and a chartered member of the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand and the New Zealand Institute of Directors.
John has a broad range of management and directorial experience in a variety of different business sectors including banking, investment, venture capital, technology, infrastructure, construction and engineering. He has had wide-ranging global experience with management and governance responsibility for operations in New Zealand, Australia, Asia and Europe. In addition to chairing the National Infrastructure Advisory Board (which provides independent advice to Treasury and the Minister for Infrastructure), John is also currently a director or chairman of a number of other boards across many sectors.
Currently a director of Network Tasman, Independent Lines Services, the Church Property Trust and an advisor to the Wells Group, Roger brings a strong background in infrastructure and the electricity sector to TLC’s board.
Formerly Chief Executive of Orion New Zealand Ltd and of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA), Roger’s governance roles, include the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA), Connetics, Energy Developments and Energetics.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Professional Engineers (IPENZ) and a Member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors. Married with three sons Roger enjoys cycling, running, skiing and the odd stint in the kitchen.
Simon has 15 years’ experience in the New Zealand electricity industry working with entities such as Empower, Opunake Hydro, Eco Securities and Alliant Energy. Holding qualifications in business, horticulture, science and economics from Massey, Auckland University and California, Simon’s earlier career in economic and market development saw him practicing in six industry sectors in a dozen different countries.
Simon’s current and previous directorships include Trustpower, Windflow Technology, Top Energy, Utilise Limited, Carbon One and The Karo Group. Simon is currently General Manager of Opunake Hydro and enjoys family life and sports – especially basketball, and gardening.