Group Executive – Legal and Regulatory
Catrina (BA, LLB) was appointed Group Executive – Legal and Regulatory in August 2023. Prior to joining Snowy Hydro Group, Catrina was General Counsel & Head of Internal Audit & Probity at Sydney Metro. Before joining Sydney Metro Catrina held senior legal roles for major publicly listed corporates in the transport, infrastructure and property development industries.
Project Director – Hunter Power Project
Daryl Young was appointed Project Director of Snowy Hydro’s Hunter Power Project in May 2023. Daryl brings more than 30 years of experience in the mobilisation, project management and delivery of major capital works complex infrastructure initiatives throughout Australia and internationally.
A transformational leader with a reputation for successfully delivering multi-billion dollar projects and leading businesses, Daryl provides leading management expertise to both the engineering sectors and built environs based on his diverse portfolio of large-scale, high value project experiences across the region.
With key skills principally focused on transportation, energy, water, resources, rail, civil construction and retail and high-density building developments, Daryl has held senior executive and Board positions with some of Australia’s leading engineering and construction contractors.
Group Executive – Governance, Risk and Compliance
Ms Fletcher (BA, LLB, LLM, Grad. Dip. Legal Practice, Grad Dip. Corp.Gov, FGIA, GAICD, FCIS) was appointed Company Secretary and Group Executive – Governance, Risk and Compliance on 31 January 2023. Prior to joining Snowy Hydro, Ms Fletcher held senior company secretary and corporate governance roles at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Westpac Banking Corporation, Allianz Australia Limited and ANZ Wealth Australia Limited.
Project Director – Snowy 2.0
Dave (B Eng (Civil) Hons) has been working on Snowy Hydro’s Snowy 2.0 project since its inception in April 2017 and was appointed to the Project Director role in May 2023.
Prior to joining Snowy Hydro, Dave was the Australia New Zealand Hydro-power and Dams Manager at SMEC. He has extensive experience as a designer and expert reviewer on international hydro-power projects in Australia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea and Kenya. Dave has particular interests in large unique projects that make a difference.
Managing Director and CEO, appointed 1 February 2023.
BSc (Hons), MBA, DipM
Dennis was appointed Snowy Hydro Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Company in February 2023. Dennis has over three decades’ experience in the energy sector, with a focus on renewables and retail, and brings a wealth of strategic knowledge and proven capability in delivering strong performance across large energy businesses.
Group Executive – Safety, People, Community and Services
Gabrielle was appointed to the role in March 2015. Prior to joining Snowy Hydro, Gabrielle held various executive and management positions in safety, human resources, marketing and logistics with Qantas Airways, Shell Australia, Accenture, Repco Automotive and I-MED Radiology.
Originally from the Riverina, Gabrielle is passionate about regional Australia and delights in being able to be part of thriving regional communities as part of her role.
Gabrielle is the former Chair of Frensham Schools in Mittagong and a former non-executive director of Australia’s preeminent youth mental health foundation Headspace and the Qantas Foundation.
Chief Financial Officer
Kim was appointed CFO in February 2018 having joined the company two years earlier. Prior to joining Snowy Kim held several senior management roles at Origin Energy Limited leading a broad range of finance, strategy, commercial, risk, internal audit and compliance activities. Kim joined Origin Energy in 2009 from its subsidiary, Contact Energy, where she was Chief Financial Officer. Before joining Contact, Kim worked with Deloitte (New Zealand and Canada), and related CA firms, gaining wide experience in the audit, advisory and consulting sectors, primarily in the energy, manufacturing and distribution industries.
Chief Commercial Officer
Gordon is Snowy Hydro’s Chief Commercial Officer, with responsibility for corporate strategy, M&A, finance and credit rating, merchant portfolio and risk, and IT strategy. Gordon’s 20 year involvement in the energy industry started with 10 years of energy industry advisory, mergers and acquisitions roles at Fay, Richwhite and UBS. Gordon joined Snowy Hydro in 2003. He was formerly the CFO and played a leading role in the development of Snowy Hydro’s risk management framework and the company’s evolution from generator to its position as the fourth pillar in the National Electricity Market.
CEO, Red Energy, Lumo Energy and Direct Connect
Iain Graham has been the CEO of Red Energy, Lumo Energy and Direct Connect since October 2014. Prior to founding Red Energy in 2004 Iain had 25 years’ experience in the information technology industry in New Zealand, Australia and Brazil and has held senior roles in the telecommunications, insurance, research and development and banking sectors. Iain took a lead role in the integration of the nine separate retail energy businesses acquired by Contact in New Zealand in 1998. In 2003, Iain’s achievements were recognised by being awarded New Zealand’s Chief Information Officer of the Year.
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.