Hobson Leavy is delighted to announce the appointment of Tracey Kai as Chief Executive Officer to Electricity Networks Aotearoa (ENA).
Tracey is currently GM, Operations at Te Waihanga, the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission. Prior to this, she was GM, Communications at New Zealand Rugby. Tracey has a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration and a Master of Business Administration, and sits on the Boards of Construction Health and Safety NZ, Wellington Rugby Football Union and Hurricanes Super Rugby. Tracey has broad experience across banking, local government and the energy sector, including nearly five years with Meridian Energy.
ENA Chair, Nigel Barbour said the role drew great interest, but Tracey was the outstanding candidate.
“Her impressive skillset will make her a fantastic fit with ENA, which represents all 27 lines companies delivering electricity to every region across New Zealand,” Barbour said. “Tracey’s leadership and experience in the infrastructure and energy sectors will be an advantage in supporting our members as they enter a significant period of change due to the electrification of New Zealand’s energy system.”
Tracey will begin with ENA on 10th July. Please join us in congratulating Tracey on this fantastic appointment – we wish her all the very best!