Andrew Knight, Chief Executive
BMS (Hons), CA
Andrew Knight commenced as Chief Executive of Gas Industry Co in March 2018.
Prior to that Andrew was the Managing Director and Chief Executive of New Zealand Oil & Gas (NZOG) and was on the Gas Industry Co Board from 2012 to 2016.
He has also previously held executive management roles with Vector Limited, the NGC Holdings Limited Group of Companies, The Australian Gas Light Company and Fletcher Challenge Energy. Mr Knight’s early career was spent as an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand.
Ian Dempster, General Manager - Operations
BE (Hons) MCom (Hons)
Ian Dempster, a foundation member of the Gas Industry Co’s executive since 2005, leads the Operations Group and a team of advisers with responsibilities for access and operation of gas pipelines, switching, downstream reconciliation, the wholesale market, critical contingency management, and compliance and enforcement.
Ian was previously a consultant for network industries including water, gas, ports and telecommunications. His energy sector experience also includes corporate finance and mergers, acquisitions and divestments arising from legislation-driven industry restructuring. He has a background in electricity generation planning.
Susan Dunne, General Manager - Corporate Services
LLB, BCA, CA
Susan Dunne joined Gas Industry Co in April 2013 as Senior Legal Counsel. She was appointed Company Secretary in 2014 and General Manager Corporate Services in May 2017. As well as providing legal and company secretarial services to Gas Industry Co, Susan leads the Corporate Services team responsible for administrative support functions including finance, technology, human resources, risk and property management.
Prior to joining Gas Industry Co, Susan worked as both Legal Counsel and Tax Manager at Westpac New Zealand Limited. Susan began her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Wellington.