BusinessNZ energy lobbyist John Carnegie to lead fossil fuel industry group

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 25 Sep 2019

By Pattrick Smellie Sept. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Long-time executive director of the Business New Zealand Energy Council, John Carnegie, is to take the reins as chief executive of the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand. He was Genesis Energy's government relations specialist in Wellington before joining Business New Zealand a decade ago and spearheading its energy and climate change policy initiatives, including creation of the Business Energy Council. He also formulated the lobby's positions on reform of the Res...

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