Tony King


Tony King, Chair

Tony joined as a Director of MainPower in August 2017. He was previously a Director of MainPower from 2005 to 2013.

Tony has extensive experience in senior operational and corporate management roles, as an independent consultant and over 10 years as a company director.

Other directorships: Option One Ltd and Red Bus Ltd.

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Graeme Abbot

Graeme joined as a Director of MainPower in August 2016 and is a member of the Board's Remuneration Commitee. Graeme is currently General Manager of Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa, working closely with the complex owner Hurunui District Council, to promote the local region as a significant tourism destination.

Other directorships: Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism.

Janice Fredric


Janice Fredric

Janice joined as a Director of MainPower in August 2016 and is Chair of the Board's Audit and Risk Committee.

Janice is a professional director with a broad portfolio of current and past directorships, extensive executive experience and is a chartered accountant.

Other directorships: Maritime New Zealand, Credit Union South, Hurunui Tourism Board, Lincoln University Council, NZ Shipwreck Welfare Trust (Trustee).  


Fraser Jonker


Fraser Jonker

Fraser is the current CEO of Pioneer Energy, a position held since 2010. He also holds director positions at Pulse Energy, Ecotricity, Southern Generation Partnership, Ecotricity and Dairy Creek Irrigation Partnership. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the energy sector as energy consultant in South Africa before moving to New Zealand and being involved in the distribution, generation and retail environment in both New Zealand and Australia.    

Stephen Lewis


Stephen Lewis

Stephen was appointed to the Board of MainPower in September 2008 and is the Lead Director of the Asset Management Steering Group. 

He is a company director and business consultant based in Christchurch.

Other directorships: Dance Aotearoa New Zealand.

Brian Woods


Brian Wood

Brian is an experienced professional director with a wealth of experience from a range of private and public sector roles. Brian is Chairman of Canterbury Linen Services Ltd, Delta Utility Services, Invercargill City Holdings Ltd, Buller Holdings Ltd and also of the Oversight Group for the construction of the highway and rail line from Picton to Christchurch. He is a director of Lyttleton Port Company Ltd and Harrison Grierson Holdings Ltd.  

Brian has extensive consulting experience including a period with International Monetary Fund in Russia, Poland and Kazakhstan.

Brian is also a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors and holds a Master of Business Administration (Otago).