EUAA welcomes Powerlink’s new Chief Executive Officer

EUAA welcomes Powerlink’s new Chief Executive Officer

Emily Wood | May 21, 2020

The Energy Users’ Association of Australia (EUAA) welcomes Powerlink’s new Chief Executive Officer, Professor Paul Simshauser AM.

“With a huge transition underway in our energy markets and with Powerlink at the front line with some huge projects seeking to connect into their network in Queensland, Paul’s expertise and experience comes at the perfect time for the business,” said EUAA Chief Executive Officer, Mr Andrew Richards.

“We have a fantastic partnership with Powerlink and we look forward to continuing our relationship with Paul at the helm in what is an exciting and challenging time for energy users.”

Paul Simshauser AM’s experience includes Professor of Economics at Griffith University where he specialised in Energy Economics and Energy Policy.  He has more than two decades of experience in the energy sector with prior roles including as Director-General of the Department of Energy and Water Supply and Chief Economist with one of Australia’s largest utilities, AGL Energy and General Manager Energy Trading at Stanwell Corporation.

He is a Professional Member of the Economics Society of Australia, a Fellow of CPA Australia, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an AFMA Accredited Derivative Dealer.  Paul is also a member of CEDA’s Council on Economic Policy and a Research Associate at the Energy Policy Research Group, University of Cambridge.  He is widely published in academic journals.


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