John (NZCE Electrical, REA) joined Aurora Energy in March 2015 and was appointed General Manager Operations and Risk in February 2017. He is responsible for network operations and customer services, operation of the network control centres, strategic risk management and network safety for the Aurora Energy network. John has more than 30 years’ experience in the electricity industry having held senior management roles at Central Power in the Manawatu and the national grid operator, Transpower. He brings broad experience in operations, risk and compliance, contract management, international benchmarking, procurement and strategic project management.