Board of Directors
Executive Team

Board of Directors

Graeme Hunt

Non-executive Director since September 2012 and Chairman since 27 September 2017

Graeme Hunt

MBA, BMET

Current Directorships: Chairman of BIS Industries Limited and member of CSIRO Energy Advisory Council.

Former Directorships of listed companies over the past 3 years: Graeme was a Director of Broadspectrum Limited from 7 May 2010 until 31 December 2016, and held the position of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer from 1 November 2012 until 31 December 2016.

Experience: Graeme has extensive experience in establishing and operating large capital projects including in energy intensive industries. He was previously Managing Director of Broadspectrum Limited and Managing Director of Lihir Gold Limited. He has also held a number of senior executive positions in a 30 year career with the BHP Group.

Brett Redman

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

Brett Redman

BCom, FCA, GAICD

Brett has over 25 years of experience in senior finance roles in large blue-chip industrial companies, with expertise in leading group strategy and finance in the Energy and Utilities sector. Before joining AGL in 2007, Brett held numerous finance roles at BOC in the South Pacific and North America, Email and CSR, which was complemented by his background in chartered accounting at Deloitte.

Prior to Brett’s appointment as AGL’s Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, he was AGL’s CFO from 2012, where he was responsible for driving AGL’s key priority - to execute growth at scale as the business seeks new revenue streams. This builds on leading previous successful growth initiatives including the acquisitions of Loy Yang A and Macquarie power stations, as well as the creation of the Powering Australian Renewables Fund.

Mark Bloom

Non-executive Director, since 1 July 2020

mark Bloom

BCom, B.Acy

Current Directorships: Director of Pacific Smiles Group Limited.

Former Directorships of listed companies over the past 3 years: Nil.

Experience: Mr Bloom has over 35 years’ experience as a Finance Executive. Mr Bloom was CFO at ASX listed Scentre Group Limited from its formation in July 2014 until Mr Bloom’s retirement in April 2019. Prior to the formation of Scentre Group Limited, Mr Bloom was the Deputy Group CFO of Westfield Group for 11 years.

Mr Bloom’s executive career includes acting as CFO and an Executive Director at three listed entities in Real Estate (Westfield and Scentre Group – 16 years) and Insurance and diversified Financial Services (Liberty Life, South Africa and Manulife Financial, Toronto – 20 years). Mr Bloom has extensive experience in overseeing global and local finance and IT teams.

Peter Botten

Non-executive Director since October 2016

Peter Botten

AC, CBE, BSc, ARSM

Current Directorships: Council Member of the Australia PNG Business Council, Chairman of the Oil Search Foundation, Hela Provincial Health Authority and the National Football Stadium Trust in Papua New Guinea.

Former Directorships of listed companies over the past 3 years: Managing Director of Oil Search Limited (from 28 October 1994 until 25 February 2020).

Experience: Peter was Managing Director of Oil Search Limited for over 25 years, overseeing its development into a major Australian Securities Exchange listed company. Peter has extensive worldwide experience in the oil and gas industry, holding various senior technical, managerial and board positions in a number of listed and government-owned bodies.

Jacqueline Hey

Non-executive Director since March 2016

Jacqueline Hey

BCom, Grad Cert (Mgmt), GAICD

Current Directorships: Director of Qantas Airways Limited (commenced 29 August 2013), Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited (commenced 5 July 2011), Cricket Australia and Member of Brighton Grammar School Council.

Former Directorships of listed companies over the past 3 years: Jacquie was a Director of Australian Foundation Investment Company from 31 July 2013 until 18 January 2019.

Experience: Jacqueline has enjoyed a successful executive career prior to becoming a full-time company director in 2011. Jacqueline has extensive experience in the areas of information technology, telecommunications and marketing. Jacqueline worked with Ericsson for more than 20 years in finance, marketing and sales and in leadership roles in Australia, Sweden, the UK and the Middle East.

Leslie Hosking

Non-executive Director since November 2008

Leslie Hosking

Current Directorships: Director of Magnis Energy Technologies Limited and Adjunct Professor of the University of Sydney John Grill Centre for Project Leadership.

Former Directorships of listed companies over the past 3 years: Les was a Non-Executive Director of Adelaide Brighton Limited from 10 June 2003 until 16 May 2018 and held the position of Chairman from 17 May 2012 until 16 May 2018.

Experience: Les has over 30 years experience in trading, broking and management in metals, soft commodities, energy and financial instrument derivatives in the global futures industry. He was previously a Director of The Carbon Market Institute Limited, Innovation Australia Pty Limited, Australian Energy Market Operator Limited (AEMO), and Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of NEMMCo.

Patricia McKenzie

Non-executive Director since May 2019

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LLB FAICD

Current Directorships: Director of The Housing Connection.

Former Directorships of listed companies over the past 3 years: Patricia was a director of APA Group from January 2011 until March 2019.

Experience: Patricia has more than 40 years’ experience in the Australian energy sector with particular focus on matters of market design, industry governance and regulatory reform. Patricia was previously the Chair of Essential Energy and a director of Macquarie Generation and Transgrid. She was CEO of the Gas Market Company from 2001 to 2008 and a member of the Gas Market Leaders Group representing gas market operations from 2005 to 2010. In these roles, she was a key participant in the Council of Australian Government’s National Energy Reform, a major outcome of which was the establishment of the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), of which she was a Director from 2009 to 2011.

Diane Smith-Gander

Non-executive Director since September 2016

Diane Smith-Gander

BEc, MBA, FAICD, FGIA, Hon. DEc, FAIM, GAICD

Current Directorships: Chair of Safe Work Australia and the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Council, Director of Wesfarmers Limited (commenced 27 August 2009), Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), North Queensland Airports Group and Keystart Loans Group, Deputy Chair of the UWA Business School Advisory Board and member of the Norton Rose Fulbright Australia Partnership Council.

Former Directorships of listed companies over the past 3 years: Diane was a Director of Broadspectrum Limited from 22 October 2010 until 16 September 2016, and held the position of Chair from 25 October 2013 until 16 September 2016.

Experience: Diane has extensive Australian and international experience in banking and finance, technology, and strategic and management consulting. This includes a former Partner at McKinsey, and Group Executive IT and Operations, Westpac Banking Corporation.

John Stanhope

Non-executive Director since March 2009

John Stanhope

AM, BCom (Economics and Accounting), FCPA, FCA, FAICD, FAIM, FAHRI

Current Directorships: Chairman of Australia Post, Port of Melbourne, The Bionics Institute of Australia and Melbourne Jazz Limited, Chancellor of Deakin University and Vice Chairman of the International Integrated Reporting Council.

Former Directorships of listed companies over the past 3 years: Nil

Experience: John has many years of experience in senior positions in financial, communications and other commercial roles. He was previously a member of the Financial Reporting Council and a Director of RACV Ltd and of Telstra Corporation Limited.

Executive Team

Brett Redman

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

Brett Redman

BCom, FCA, GAICD

Brett has over 25 years of experience in senior finance roles in large blue-chip industrial companies, with expertise in leading group strategy and finance in the Energy and Utilities sector. Before joining AGL in 2007, Brett held numerous finance roles at BOC in the South Pacific and North America, Email and CSR, which was complemented by his background in chartered accounting at Deloitte.

Prior to Brett’s appointment as AGL’s Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, he was AGL’s CFO from 2012, where he was responsible for driving AGL’s key priority - to execute growth at scale as the business seeks new revenue streams. This builds on leading previous successful growth initiatives including the acquisitions of Loy Yang A and Macquarie power stations, as well as the creation of the Powering Australian Renewables Fund.

Markus Brokhof

Chief Operating Officer

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MEng (Mining engineering)

Markus joined AGL in April 2020 as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining AGL, Markus was the Head of Digital and Commerce, and an Executive Board Member at ALPIQ Group in Switzerland, a leading Swiss electricity producer. In this capacity, Markus was responsible for the trading and origination activities in more than 30 countries as well for the retail and digital business of the Group.

With more than 25 years’ experience in the oil, power and gas sectors gained across operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, Markus brings a wealth of experience in mining, asset management and trading.

John Chambers

Executive General Manager, Future Business & Technology (FB&T)

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B.Ec, GAICD

John joined AGL in August 2020 following various roles spanning multiple industries in both the public and private sectors.

With more than 25 years’ experience gained across multiple industries, John spent the bulk of his career at Telstra leading various product and innovation divisions. John has extensive executive experience in technology and innovation, product development, and strategy. Prior to joining AGL John was Managing Partner at IE, a large independent Innovation and Digital consultancy.

John has a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is on the advisory board for Indigitek, a not-for-profit company supporting the growth of opportunities in STEM and technology for First Nations people.

Christine Corbett

Chief Customer Officer

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BBusComm, LLB

Christine joined AGL in July 2019. Prior to joining AGL, Christine built a career at Australia Post spanning almost three decades, where she held several leadership roles, including two years as Chief Customer Officer, responsible for group channel operations, marketing, digital and customer experience. She also held the role of Interim Chief Executive Officer at Australia Post prior to joining PwC in 2018 as a Special Advisor consulting for a range of clients in the customer and integrated solution space.

Christine holds a Bachelor of Law and a Bachelor of Business (Comm) from the Queensland University of Technology, and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Stanford Graduate School of Business’ Executive Program.

John Fitzgerald

General Counsel and Company Secretary

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 BA, LLB, MA

John was appointed Company Secretary in October 2015. In December 2007, John was appointed General Counsel and continues to hold that position in addition to his role as Company Secretary.

Previous to joining AGL, John worked in both government and private legal practice.

John holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Law 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.

Joanne Fox

Executive General Manager, People & Culture

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MBA, GradCert (Energy & Resources), GAICD

Joanne joined AGL in June 2019, following a long career at Santos.

With more than 25 years’ experience, Joanne has a strong and diverse background leading the Human Resources function in large ASX100 companies in the oil and gas, FMCG and pharmaceutical industries. Joanne brings extensive experience in capability and culture development, succession management, talent development and organisational design.

Joanne holds a Graduate Certificate in Energy & Resources from University College of London plus an Masters of Business Administration from University of South Australia.

Elizabeth McNamara

Executive General Manager Corporate Affairs

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B.Ec. (Hons), GAICD

Liz joined AGL in February 2020 following various roles spanning multiple industries in both the public and private sectors.

With more than 20 years’ experience gained across multiple industries in the public and private sectors, Liz has extensive experience in stakeholder engagement, public policy, communications and sustainability. Prior to joining AGL Liz was Group Director, Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability for Coca-Cola Amatil and has held various roles in the resources industry including Head of Corporate Affairs at South32 Ltd and Head of Corporate Affairs for BHP’s Energy Coal Business.

Liz has a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from Sydney University and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Damien Nicks

Chief Financial Officer

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BCom (Hons), FCA, GAICD

Damien joined AGL in March 2013 and held several senior executive finance roles across Retail Energy, Energy Markets and Group Commercial Finance before being appointed Interim CFO in August 2018 then formally CFO in May 2019.

Damien has more than 24 years' experience across large multinational businesses including Linfox Logistics, Smorgon Steel and Deloitte.

Damien is a Board member of ActewAGL, a joint venture that governs the electricity and gas retailer and distribution businesses in the ACT. Damien holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from La Trobe University, is a fellow of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

João Segorbe

Executive General Manager, Strategy and Corporate Development

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João joined AGL in August 2019.

With more then 18 years' experience, João brings a wealth of international energy sector expertise, most recently from the global team leading McKinsey & Company’s thinking on energy transition. João headed up the company's Electrical Power and Natural Gas Professional Practice in Australia and New Zealand since 2016.

João holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal, and completed his Masters of Business Administration at Northwestern University in the USA.