Executive Team

Andrew Vesey

BA(Econ)(Hons), BSc(MecEng)(Hons), MS

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

2016Andy200x200Andy Vesey has over 30 years’ experience in the energy industry including strategic and commercial leadership of large energy organisations, and working in complex regulatory and political environments. His experience extends across the energy supply chain, including power development, generation, distribution and retail businesses.

He was COO, Global Utilities for AES in 20 countries, led the Utility Finance and Regulatory Advisory Practice at FTI Consulting Inc., a Partner in the Energy, Chemicals and Utilities Practice of Ernst & Young LLP, and CEO and Managing Director of Citipower Pty Ltd in Melbourne. Andy has served as AGL Energy Limited’s Managing Director and CEO since 12 February 2015.

In October 2016, the Climate Alliance recognised Andy’s leadership in addressing climate change opportunities and risks by naming him as 2016 Business Leader of the Year. AGL has been nominated as a finalist in the 2016 PLATTS Global Energy Awards in the Industry Leadership-Power category.

Brett Redman


Chief Financial Officer


Brett has over 20 years’ experience in senior finance roles in large blue chip industrial companies both in Australia and overseas. He joined AGL in 2007 and was appointed CFO in 2012. His responsibilities at AGL include reporting, shared services, tax, treasury, investor relations, corporate development and IT.

Elisabeth Brinton

BA(Hons) (Eng, Chem, Integrated Science, History, Sustainability)

Executive General Manager, New Energy


Elisabeth has more than 25 years of experience growing companies and leading innovation across sectors including energy, technology, consumer food products and agriculture.

Elisabeth joined AGL in September 2016 from New York Stock Exchange-listed Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) where she led Corporate Strategy, launched PG&E’s ground breaking IoT “Grid of Things” business strategy, ran M&A and strategic investments.

Elisabeth also led California’s exploration of new utility business models. She is a science and humanities graduate of Principia College in Illinois, USA and is also a recipient of the prestigious Harry S Truman scholarship and a Lincoln Academy inductee, both in the USA.

Dan Cram

BCom (HR & IR), M.Bus (IR) Grad dip AICD

Executive General Manager People & Culture and Acting Executive General Manager Stakeholder Relations

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Dan has more than 20 years’ experience in human resources at large organisations. This experience encompasses industrial and employee relations, business strategy execution, remuneration and organisational change including merger and acquisition, organisational transformation, leadership development and outsourcing and offshoring activities. Since joining AGL in 2007 he has supported the Merchant Energy, Upstream Gas and Corporate business units as well as leading the employee relations function.

John Fitzgerald


General Counsel and Company Secretary


John Fitzgerald was appointed Company Secretary on 1 October 2015. In December 2007, John was appointed General Counsel and continues to hold that position in addition to his role as Company Secretary. John’s qualifications are a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales and a Masters in Arts from the National University of Ireland (University College Dublin). John is admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and has been practising in projects, mining and energy law for over 20 years.

Lisa Harrington

BA Communications

Executive General Manager Stakeholder Relations


Lisa has 20 years' experience in stakeholder relations and communications across corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors in Australia.

Lisa joined AGL in 2013 and led the Government Affairs function prior to being appointed Chief of Staff to the Managing Director and CEO in 2015.

As EGM Stakeholder Relations, Lisa is responsible for corporate affairs, government and community relations, policy, sustainability and regulation.

Lisa has a BA Communications from the University of Technology Sydney, attended the Melbourne Business School as part of AGL’s Academy for Senior Leaders and undertook the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Doug Jackson

MBA Global Energy

Executive General Manager Group Operations

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Doug has over 35 years’ experience in the power generation industry. Doug is currently responsible for a geographically dispersed business of approximately 1,800 employees. They are located across the AGL operational assets, Health, Safety and Environment and the Facilities and Security functions. Prior to joining AGL in 2013, Doug worked in both the United States and Canada, leading the operations and construction of electricity generation and mining assets.


Stephen Mikkelsen


Executive General Manager Energy Markets


Stephen has over 20 years’ experience in senior positions in the Australian and New Zealand electricity markets. Prior to being appointed to his current role, Stephen was Group General Manager Retail Energy where he had overall responsibility for sales, marketing, and servicing AGL’s residential and small business gas and electricity customers. Prior to this, Stephen served as AGL’s Chief Financial Officer for six years.

Alistair Preston

BSc Business Administration, PhD Management

Executive General Manager Organisational Transformation and Acting Executive General Manager New Energy



Alistair has over 20 years’ experience in the energy industry as a professor, consultant and executive leader. His experience extends across operations, finance and organisational transformation. Alistair has led transformation programs in generation and distribution companies and corporate and regional support service organisations. Most recently, he was AES’s Chief Financial Officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa.