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Tracey Kai

Chief Executive Email: Phone:  + 64 4 555 0076

Tracey Kai joined ENA in July 2023 after time at the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission where she was the GM, operations. She has previously had roles at New Zealand Rugby as its GM, communications, and had senior brand, marketing and communications roles with The Co-operative Bank, Wellington City Council and Meridian Energy.

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Richard Le Gros

Policy and Innovation Manager Email: Phone:  +64 4 555 0075

Richard Le Gros joined ENA following eight years with the Energy Networks Association in the United Kingdom. In Britain he gained policy expertise in the areas of health and safety, emergency planning, regulation, climate change – as well as the government’s smart meter roll-out programme. In New Zealand, Richard is responsible for policy related to emerging technologies and changing consumer trends.

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Keith Hutchinson

Regulatory Manager Email: Phone:  +64 4 555 0074

Keith Hutchinson is responsible for co-ordinating the regulatory aspects of the ENA’s work. His background is in the development and implementation of regulatory and pricing frameworks for utilities and regulators across New Zealand, Australia, and Papua New Guinea.

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Lisa Coles

Office and Events Manager Email: Phone:  +64 4 4711335

Lisa Coles manages the office, as well as ENA's forum, conferences and meetings. She is the all-important face of our Wellington office and the central point of contact for our members and the public. Lisa’s career background includes IT support, troubleshooting, management and several years of office administration across all industry sectors.

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Sophie Tulley

Policy and Innovation Advisor Email: Phone:  +64 4 555 0072

Sophie Tulley joined ENA as the policy and innovation advisor in October 2023 after completing a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts majoring in politics at the University of Otago. Through her studies and experience in local government she developed a passion for policy work, particularly concerning climate change and the electricity sector.

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Megan Baker

Communications and Engagement Manager Email: Phone:  +64 4 555 0524

Megan Baker joined ENA as the Communications and Engagement Manager in Jan 2024. Megan moves to the electricity sector after an eight-year stint managing comms for the non-profit organisation, InternetNZ. Before that, she was doing comms for LGNZ, a member organisation for the country's local and regional councils.