• Andrew Caseley, Chief Executive

    Andrew joined EECA in 2017. Previously he was Managing Director for MWH, a global engineering and environmental consultancy, and CEO 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.

  • Jo Bye, Group Manager - Marketing & Communications

    Jo joined EECA in July 2020. Jo has held executive leadership and strategic commercial marketing roles in New Zealand, Australia and the UK, in industries including fast-fashion retail and health and beauty. She has particular expertise in digital content and performance, strategic brand development and proposition execution.

  • Dr Marcos Pelenur, Group Manager - Strategy, Insights & Regulations

    Marcos joined EECA in 2019. He previously worked across a range of senior policy leadership positions at the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment (MBIE) and headed the Behaviour Insights Team’s work on energy and sustainability. He holds a PhD in Engineering for Sustainable Development from the University of Cambridge and is a chartered engineer in New Zealand and the UK.

  • Mark Davis, Group Manager - Corporate Services

    Mark joined EECA in 2019. He has held executive leadership roles in the private and public sectors and has a background in banking, investment management, insurance, corporate governance and ICT. He has a law degree from Victoria University of Wellington and undertaken post graduate study at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

  • Nicki Sutherland, Group Manager - Investment & Engagement

    Nicki joined EECA in February 2021. She previously led regional economic development as a Director at the Provincial Development Unit. Prior to this, she held various executive roles at Transpower, including Head of Customers. A former commercial and environmental lawyer, Nicki has worked in the energy sector for over 20 years and brings combined experience across strategic commercial investment, along with customer and consumer outcomes.