Our senior leadership group
Meet the people who lead EECA to meet its purpose to promote energy efficiency, energy conservation and the use of renewable energy sources in New Zealand.
Andrew Caseley, Chief Executive
Andrew Caseley has held executive leadership roles in both the public and private sectors. Previously he worked for MWH, a global engineering and environmental consultancy. For most of this time he was the Managing Director of the New Zealand business; but he was also the Operations Director for Australia and New Zealand while filling various roles in Indonesia and Fiji.
Prior to this he was Chief Executive Officer of the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council for 13 years.
Andrew has a commerce degree with an accounting major and is a Companion Member of the Institute of Professional Engineers.
Eddie Christian, Group Manager Market Engagement
Eddie Christian has held executive leadership roles over the last 15 years in the services and finance sectors in NZ, Singapore and the Middle East. Eddie is currently responsible for leading the Market Engagement group at EECA in delivering market behaviour change programmes that result in sustainable energy savings in our target markets of business, residential and transport.
A former Naval officer he has lead multi-functional teams in a range of environments and locations globally. Prior to joining EECA Eddie was the Head of Southern Region for HSBC in NZ.
Mark Davis, Group Manager Corporate Services
Mark Davis has held executive leadership roles in both the private and public sectors. He has a background in banking, investment management, insurance, corporate governance and ICT.
Mark has a law degree from Victoria University of Wellington and has undertaken post graduate study at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr Marcos Pelenur, Group Manager Strategy and Engagement
Marcos Pelenur has held a number of senior leadership roles across the public and private sector. Prior to EECA, Marcos worked in the energy, natural resources and science policy areas in MBIE and was previously the Head of Energy and Sustainability with the Behavioural Insights Team in the UK. Before joining the public sector, Marcos trained and worked as an energy engineer.
Marcos holds a PhD and Masters in Engineering for Sustainable Development from the University of Cambridge, and is a Chartered Professional Engineer with Engineering NZ and a Chartered Engineer with the UK Institution of Engineering and Technology.
EECA is governed by a board of 6 to 8 members who are appointed by and report to the Minister of Energy and Resources.