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.

Group Managers

Ian Horne, Group Manager Corporate Services

Ian led the state sector and public finance reforms in the New Zealand Customs Service before moving to Public Trust in 2001, where he led reforms that returned the organisation to profitability. His diverse private sector experience includes banking and the motor industry.

He has a Master of Business Administration (with Honours) from Massey University, has completed the Strategic Management Programme at the Henley Business School in the UK, and is a graduate of the Jonahsm programme. Ian joined EECA in October 2006

Jenny Lackey, Group Manager Strategy and Performance Group

Jenny is currently responsible for strategic planning, government relations and regulatory affairs for EECA. Jenny holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons).

Jenny has held a variety of roles in EECA and has also worked in the Office of the Prime Minister.  Jenny is a founding member of the Young Energy Professionals’ Network NZ, and is an alumnus of the World Energy Council’s Future Energy Leaders’ programme.

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.


Our Board

EECA is governed by a board of 6 to 8 members who are appointed by and report to the Minister of Energy and Resources.

 Our Board