Steve Thompson (BCom, FCA(PP), CFInstD) joined the Aurora Energy Board in June 2016 and was appointed Chair in December 2016. He was previously a Tax Partner and Office Managing Partner with Deloitte in Dunedin and retired from the partnership in May 2015. He continues to provide corporate and taxation advice to a number of public and private entities. Steve is chair of electricity distribution network company Alpine Energy and its electricity contracting subsidiary NETcon. He is director of Delta Utility Services Limited and a number of New Zealand companies involved in the energy, construction, investment, manufacturing and professional services sectors. Steve is a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Chartered Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.
Margaret Devlin joined the Aurora Energy Board in July 2017.
Dave Frow (BScEng, CFInstD) joined the Aurora Energy Board in October 2012. Dave has an extensive background in the energy industry and was the former chief executive of the state-owned enterprise Electricity Corporation of New Zealand (ECNZ). He is a Director of Delta Utility Services Ltd, ETEL Ltd, ETEL Pty Ltd (Aus) and Holmes Fire LP. He was formerly Chair of the Bioresource Processing Alliance, Bathurst Resources Ltd, Transpower NZ Ltd, DesignPower Ltd and of Powermark Ltd. He was formerly a director of Waste Management Ltd and Unison Networks Ltd and was a member of the Telecom Independent Oversight Group. Dave is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors.
Brenden Hall joined the Aurora Energy Board in July 2017.