David Knox

Chair and Non-Executive Director, appointed 1 January 2020.

BSc (Hons) Mech Eng, MBA, FIEAust, FTSE, GAICD. 

Mr Knox is the Chair of The Australian Centre for Social Innovation, Micro-X Ltd and Knox Anchors, and a Non-Executive Director of CSIRO and Redflow Ltd. He is a Director of the Adelaide Festival and the Migration Council Australia; and a Council Member of the Royal Institute of Australia. 

Originally from Scotland, Mr Knox has more than 30 years’ experience in the global oil and gas industry. He was previously the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director of Australian Naval Infrastructure, CEO and Managing Director of Santos Ltd, and Managing Director for BP Developments in Australasia. Mr Knox has held management and engineering positions at BP, ARCO and Shell in the United Kingdom, Pakistan, USA, Netherlands, and Norway. He also served as Chair of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association from 2011 to 2013, and Chair of i3 Energy PLC (UK) from 2017 to 2020.


Paul Broad

Managing Director and CEO, appointed 23 July 2013.

BEcon (Hons), MEcon. 

Mr Broad was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 20 June 2013 prior to his appointment as Managing Director and CEO. Mr Broad was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Infrastructure NSW, AAPT, PowerTel, EnergyAustralia, Sydney Water and Hunter Water. In addition, Mr Broad was formerly Chair of the Hunter Development Corporation and a Non-Executive Director of iiNet Ltd.


Leeanne Bond

Non-Executive Director, appointed 25 November 2015.

BE (Chem), MBA, FAICD, HonFIEAust, RPEQ. 

Ms Bond is the Chair of Mining3, and a Non-Executive Director of Synertec Corporation Ltd, Qado Services Pty Ltd, Aurecon Group Pty Ltd and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation.

Ms Bond has previously held Board positions with a number of water and energy businesses including Territory Generation, Tarong Energy and Queensland Bulk Water Supply Authority (Seqwater) and was Chair of Brisbane Water. Ms Bond held a variety of senior positions at Worley Parsons prior to starting her own consultancy in 2006.


Scott Mitchell

Non-Executive Director, appointed 26 March 2019.


Mr Mitchell is the Vice Chair of Field Games Australia. He brings a deep knowledge of Federal and State government and a range of skills including public policy, budget management, strategic development and implementation and stakeholder relations. Mr Mitchell has more than 20 years’ experience advising both Federal and State governments, including as Adviser to former Trade Minister, the Hon Mark Vaile AO, Policy Manager at the National Farmers’ Federation, and Chief of Staff to the Hon Terry Redman MP, former Western Australian Minister for Agriculture and Food, Forestry and Corrective Services. Mr Mitchell was previously the Federal Director of the National Party of Australia. 

Mr Mitchell has been running his own consultancy since February 2017, advising major Australian companies across a range of sectors on government relations strategies, communications and regulatory issues at a State and Federal level. He also does pro bono work with a number of organisations.


Karen Moses

Non-Executive Director, appointed 1 July 2019.

BEcon, Dip Ed, FAICD. 

Ms Moses is the Chair of Create NSW – Dance and Physical Theatre Advisory Board and a Non-Executive Director of Boral Ltd, Orica Ltd, Charter Hall Ltd, and Sydney Symphony Orchestra. She is a Fellow of the Senate for the University of Sydney where she chairs the Finance Committee. 

Ms Moses has over 30 years’ experience in the energy industry covering upstream production, generation, supply and retail with Origin Energy, Exxon and BP. She has held senior executive positions including as the Finance Strategy Director and Chief Operating Officer of Origin Energy. In 2017 she was a member of the Future Security of the National Energy Market Finkel Review Panel.


Sandra Dodds

Non-Executive Director, appointed 1 July 2019.


Ms Dodds is a Non-Executive Director of OceanaGold Ltd, Contact Energy and BGL Ltd. Ms Dodds has a broad and diverse industrial background with experience working in highly regulated environments in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. She began her career as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG in New Zealand before transitioning to operational roles.

Prior to her last role as CEO Urban Infrastructure ANZ at Broadspectrum (formerly known as Transfield Services Ltd), Ms Dodds spent 10 years at Downer EDI where she held a number of senior executive leadership roles which included CEO Downer Asia. She operates her own consultancy business and was previously Chair of TW Power Services Ltd and a Director of Harbour City Ferries Pty Ltd.


Tony Shepherd, AO

Non-Executive Director, appointed 17 August 2020.


Mr Shepherd is the Chair of Venues NSW, the AFL GWS Giants, Macquarie Specialised Asset Management Ltd, and the inaugural Chair of Infrastructure SA and a Non-Executive Director of Racing NSW, Enviro Pacific Pty Ltd and Virgin Australia International Holdings Pty Ltd.  

Mr Shepherd has had an extensive global career in the private and public sectors. He led major infrastructure projects including the Sydney Harbour Tunnel, Melbourne CityLink and EastLink, and oversaw the listing of Transurban, Transfield Services and Connect East. His previous roles include Chair of WestConnex, the National Commission of Audit, and the Australian Subscription Television and Radio Association, and President of the Business Council of Australia.


Leanne Heywood

Non-Executive Director, appointed 21 March 2022


Mrs Heywood is a Non-executive Director and Audit and Risk Committee Chair for ASX listed companies Allkem, Symbio, Midway Ltd and Quickstep Holdings Ltd.

Mrs Heywood has over 25 years’ experience in the mining sector, most recently in a senior international marketing role with Rio Tinto.  She has strong skills in Accounting (FCPA),  and extensive international and domestic marketing experience.  An experienced leader of transformational change, Mrs Heywood has lead organisational restructuring, disposals and acquisitions, and major greenfield and brownfield projects, at both executive and Board level. 


Timothy Longstaff

Non-Executive Director, appointed 1 April 2022


Mr Longstaff is a non-executive Director of Ingham’s Group Limited, Perenti Global Limited, and the George Institute for Global Health. In these roles he chairs a Sustainability Committee and a Risk Committee and is also a member of Finance & Audit committees. He is also a member of the Takeovers Panel.

Mr Longstaff had a 30 year career in financial services both as a Chartered Accountant and an investment banker with global tier 1 firms. He brings deep expertise in strategy development, mergers & acquisitions, financing, capital markets and capital structuring.


Helen Coonan

Non-Executive Director, appointed 23 January 2014

BA, LLB   Ms Coonan was appointed to the Board on 23 January 2014.  As the former Australian Government Cabinet Minister for Communication, Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer, Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate, Shareholder Minister for the Telstra Corporation and Australia Post, commercial lawyer and trained mediator, Ms Coonan has a proven track record of leading stakeholders through major economic reforms and handling complex policy settings, especially where public policy and regulation intersects with business interests.  In addition to her appointment with Snowy Hydro, Ms Coonan serves on the Advisory Council of JP Morgan. She is the Chair of Crown Resorts Ltd, Chair of Australian Financial Complaints Authority, Chair of Minerals Council of Australia, Chair of HGL Limited, Chair of Place Management NSW, Chair of Supervised Investments Limited, Chair of GRACosway Pty Ltd (a subsidiary of the Clemenger Group). She is a Non-Executive Director of the Australian Children’s Television Foundation.


Paul Broad

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Paul Broad was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Snowy Hydro Limited in July 2013.  Before being appointed as a Director, Paul was Chief Executive Officer of Infrastructure NSW, AAPT, PowerTel, EnergyAustralia Sydney Water and Hunter Water


Roger Whitby

Chief Operating Officer

Roger Whitby (B Eng 1st Class Hons) was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Snowy Hydro in February 2016. Prior to that Roger spent more than a decade as Snowy Hydro’s Executive Officer Trading. Roger has extensive experience in energy markets and trading and in-depth knowledge of the operations and maintenance of the Snowy Scheme and Snowy Hydro’s generation assets. He has numerous previous roles in project management and engineering.

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