Energy

Mr Onslow, Keith Turner, to chair Transpower

Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 03 May 2022

Mr Onslow, Keith Turner, to chair Transpower
Keith Turner: national grid for the national good. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 03 May 2022
The inaugural chief executive of renewables-only electricity firm Meridian Energy, Keith Turner, has quietly slipped into the role of chair of the monopoly national grid operator, Transpower.Turner replaces Pip Dunphy, who announced her retirement from the board in February.At the time of his equally low-key appointment to the Transpower board, last December, there was industry speculation that the long-time proponent of NZ’s renewable energy advantage would soon be chair.A close confidant of the Helen Clark government, during which time...

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