About Us

The EUAA is an incorporated, not-for-profit association. Our members determine the direction of the association along with our Electricity, Gas and Sustainability policies while our Chief Executive Officer, supported by a specialist team, is responsible for managing activities, administration, finances and implementing policy. EUAA generates the majority of its revenue from membership fees and events. External funds are occasionally sought for special projects.

Our Mission

The EUAA will provide a timely and professional service to members in four key areas: Policy Development, Advocacy, Information and Networking.

The EUAA will represent its Members’ collective views and respect the divergence of views of individual Members.

Our Vision

To be the trusted and relentless voice within the energy sector, seeking a competitive, reliable and sustainable energy supply for all energy users.


Policy and Advocacy

To provide a relentless and powerful voice on behalf of members to various energy industry stakeholders – be it in the regulatory, policy or political arena. Advocacy is underpinned by strong and highly qualitative research and data.



To inform, educate and build the skills and knowledge base of our members and other energy industry stakeholders by offering a series of targeted energy-based forums.



To provide a forum for members and other energy industry stakeholders to pursue a better understanding of their issues.


Andrew Richards

Chief Executive Officer

Over the last 28 years Andrew has held a variety of public relations, sales and marketing and senior management roles in the energy utilities sector.

In August 2016 Andrew joined the Energy Users Association of Australia as its Chief Executive Officer.

Immediately prior to his current role, Andrew had been with Pacific Hydro for 16 years in the role of Executive Manager, External Affairs where he led a team of professionals who managed media and public relations, corporate marketing, community engagement, reputation enhancement, government affairs and policy development.
In addition to this Andrew was company spokesperson for over 12 years and had represented the company at numerous state and federal parliamentary inquiries into energy and climate change policy along with significant engagement with industry, government and media stakeholders both in Australia and internationally.

Andrew has been active with various industry associations having been a director and president of the Australian Wind Energy Association, director and deputy chair of the Business Council for Sustainable Energy and was a founding director of the Clean Energy Council having also played a central role in its formation.

Jodie Haigh

Executive Assistant to the CEO

A long standing employee of the EUAA, Jodie has has worked with three CEOs and has developed extensive knowledge and expertise organising countless events including conferences, breakfast briefings and member forums.

Jodie is the backbone of the organisation and her wealth of knowledge, attention to detail and positive and proactive nature provides an invaluable resource to members, CEO, board and staff.

Mark Grenning

Director Policy and Regulation

Mark, recently appointed to his EUAA role, has been a long term Director and past Chairman of the EUAA. He is a member of the AER’s Consumer Challenge Panel and lectures in the Master of Energy Systems course at the University of Melbourne.

Prior to these roles Mark had a 30 year career in Rio Tinto with a focus on energy management. In the last 7 years he was the global subject matter expert advising on energy supply options to Rio Tinto’s operations. He has had extensive experience in representing users interests in a variety of national energy forums, including 12 years on the AEMC Reliability Panel.

Alan Markham

Association Secretary

A qualified Chartered Accountant, Alan’s career has taken him around the world building expertise across a broad range of companies including Ernst & Young and Price Waterhouse Coopers in South Africa, the USA and Australia.

Working with the EUAA for more than 10 years, Alan brings 5 years’ experience within the manufacturing sector in Australia, and extensive experience from working in the energy sector which included managing the corporatisation and then privatisation of the Victorian SEC's energy efficiency arm and advising the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (which merged to become the Clean Energy Council).

Emily Wood

Communications Manager

An experienced and enthusiastic communications professional Emily has a background in all facets of communication from media relations, issues management, crisis management, internal communications, community relations and marketing. Emily joined the EUAA in 2016 and while new to membership organisations, Emily brings with her over a decade of experience in the energy sector, after working with both generators and retailers.

In her role at the EUAA Emily is responsible for media relations, conference marketing, branding and other external facing communications.

Kyllie McMullen

Member Account Manager

Kyllie comes to the EUAA from the Banking and Finance sector, with the past 13 years at ANZ Banking Corporation

In her most recent role as Contract Manager Kyllie managed several large vendor contracts which supplied goods across the entire Retail Branch Network.
Kyllie has many years’ experience in Business Development, Account and Relationship management roles with extensive stakeholder management as well as New product and procedure development both in the private and banking sector.


Chairperson - Mr Brian Morris

Vice President - Energy & Sustainability Services, Schneider-Electric

Brian is Chair of the EUAA and leads Schneider Electric’s Energy and Sustainability Services business in Australia which provides a range of solutions to assist clients to dramatically improve business results through superior sustainability performance and energy efficiency.

Brian was a founder and Director of Creative Energy Solutions from 2003 to 2010, the first specialist energy advisor to be awarded an Australian Financial Services License. In October 2010, the company was acquired by the UK based M&C Energy Group.

Brian started working in the electricity industry in 1986 and held positions at the State Electricity Commission of Victoria and Loy Yang Power.

Brian possesses strong financial & business management skills coupled with extensive experiences in the energy trading, business, and technical fields.

Graham Bryant

National Environment Manager, Simplot Australia

Graham holds qualifications in Production Engineering, food technology and environmental management. Initially joining Masterfoods of Australia as a Project Engineer in 1982, he worked across a number of Operations roles during his 12 1⁄2 years tenure and was the inaugural operations manager at their Wyong site when constructed in 1992.

Graham joined Simplot in January 1995 where he has held a number of roles and is currently National Environment Manager.

Graham is a member of Simplot’s Sustainability Leadership Team, is co-chair of Simplot’s Carbon Task Force Team and is a board member of the EUAA.

Peter Dobney

GM Resources & Energy, Orora Group

Peter is GM Resources and Energy for Orora Limited (formerly Amcor Australasia).

In addition to managing energy supply contracts (gas and electricity), he is also responsible for Carbon Tax Compliance and its Resource Efficiency Program, managing energy, water and waste reduction for Orora and reporting on energy use and greenhouse gas emissions to State and Federal Governments.

Peter is a qualified Mechanical Engineer with experience in the design and construction of power plants and building services. He also has significant experience in energy efficiency and was a Director of Enersonics between 1987 and 1997.

Peter has been a board member of the EUAA since its inception in 2000, and was Chair from 2000 to 2005 and 2008 to 2009.

Mark Grenning


Mark has been a long term Director and past Chairman of the EUAA. He is a member of the AER’s Consumer Challenge Panel and lectures in the Master of Energy Systems course at the University of Melbourne.

Prior to these roles Mark had a 30 year career in Rio Tinto with a focus on energy management. In the last 7 years he was the global subject matter expert advising on energy supply options to Rio Tinto’s operations. He has had extensive experience in representing users interests in a variety of national energy forums, including 12 years on the AEMC Reliability Panel.

Steven Mouzakis


Steven is an energy professional having spent the last 20 years working for Australia's largest Utilities and Energy Consumers. He has held senior roles in Wholesale & Trading, Energy Procurement & Sales, Energy Productivity and Waste to Energy. He is currently working as an Adviser assisting large energy users procure their energy needs and improving energy productivity, brokering gas deals and working with the waste industry substituting traditional fuels with organics and other waste streams. Prior to this he managed Energy, Carbon & Environment for Brickworks Building Products.

Steven commenced his career in the manufacturing industry as a Process Engineer progressing into line management roles. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Mech) from UTS and a Master of Business & Technology (MBT) from the AGSM.

Damian Pyle

Procurement Services Manager, Australian Paper

Damian has been working in Engineering and Operational roles in the Pulp and Paper industry for over 20 years. Initially graduating with honors from an Engineering Degree at Monash University, Damien has developed significant key skills in strategy and critical thinking. Damian’s current role as Procurement Services Manager at Australian Paper is to procure the energy needs for Australian Paper.

Tim Lawrence

Utilities Manager, Incitec Pivot

Tim is the Energy and Utilities Manager at Incitec Pivot and leads a team which manages the development and implementation of secure and cost effective energy and utilities supply to IPL’s Australian manufacturing, distribution and administrative facilities. These categories include wholesale and retail gas, retail electricity, carbon based certi cates and water.

Bridgette Carter

Manager Energy Sourcing & Utilisation BlueScope

Bridgette Carter is the Manager Energy Sourcing and Utilisation for BlueScope Steel. She manages the team responsible for procuring BlueScope’s Australian energy and utility needs, overseeing contracts worth in excess of $170 million per annum across more than 50 operational sites. Bridgette has spent over 20 years in the manufacturing sector with significant experience in energy procurement, energy and carbon accounting, energy efficiency, energy regulation compliance and energy policy. She holds a degree in Engineering as well as a Masters in Professional Accounting.

Dr Penelope Crossley


Dr Penelope Crossley is a senior lecturer at the University of Sydney where she specialises in the complex legal issues associated with the energy and resources sectors. In particular, her research focuses on the fields of comparative renewable energy and energy storage law, electricity market governance, and the intersection between tort law and the energy and resources sector. Penelope is the Senior Industry Advisor to the Australian Energy Storage Alliance on regulatory and policy issues and a member of the interdisciplinary Energy Storage Research Network (EStoReN) at the University of Sydney. Her PhD on ‘Reconceptualising Renewable Energy Law: A Comparative Study of the National Laws Designed to Accelerate the Deployment of Renewable Energy,’ was awarded in 2015.

Prior to entering academia, Penelope practised as a Solicitor in London and Beijing for a Magic Circle law firm specialising in Global Energy and Infrastructure Law. She has also worked in-house for a major energy company advising their alternative energy division on issues related to emissions trading, renewable energy, emerging consumer markets and technologies.

Chris Foley

National Energy Manager, Wesfarmers Department Stores

Chris leads the management of energy costs, demand, carbon and waste/recycling strategy across Wesfarmers Department Stores Division which incorporates 800 Kmart, Kmart Tyre & Auto and Target stores here and in New Zealand. He also sits on Wesfarmers Strategic Procurement Council for energy and represents the interests of the wider Wesfarmers group of companies on the EUAA including Bunnings, Coles, OfficeWorks and a number of leading industrial businesses.

His energy and environmental impact management experience spans more than 20 years across large and small businesses and government in leadership roles with utilities, electrical engineering and environmental engineering consultancies and service providers.

Chris’ qualifications include MBA, MB(Mktg), BBus(HRM).

Miles Prosser

Executive Director Australian Aluminium Council

Miles has twenty years experience in industry policy issues. He has previously worked for the pulp & paper and forest industries on a range of issues relating to resource allocation, sustainability and climate change. Miles has experience in the development and implementation of policy from the perspective of Government, resource suppliers, major processing companies and industry associations. The priorities of the Australian Aluminium Council include an effective response to climate change, the renewable energy target and the reputation of the aluminium industry and its products.

Upcoming Events

2019 National Conference: Sorting Fact from Fiction 1 - 2 May 2019

Emily Wood | November 30, 2018

In a year in which energy and climate action are set to dominate the national agenda, the EUAA National Conference will be an event not…

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