Mcna­mara named new AEC chief

The Australian Energy Review - - NEWS -

THE Aus­tralian En­ergy Coun­cil (AEC) has an­nounced the ap­point­ment of Sarah Mcna­mara as its new chief ex­ec­u­tive with out­go­ing chief Matthew War­ren to step down on 2 July 2018.

Ms Mcna­mara joined the AEC as Cor­po­rate Af­fairs gen­eral man­ager in Jan­uary 2016, and pre­vi­ously worked with en­ergy provider AGL.

“Sarah has more than a decade’s ex­pe­ri­ence work­ing with pol­icy and reg­u­la­tory frame­works across the en­ergy sec­tor,” AEC chair­man Jeff Dimery said.

“She has ad­vised the high­est lev­els of Gov­ern­ment on en­ergy pol­icy and ad­vo­cated for the in­dus­try at both the peak body level and through her pre­vi­ous role with AGL.

“Her ap­point­ment pro­vides im­por­tant con­ti­nu­ity to the role hav­ing worked in the AEC Sec­re­tar­iat for the past two years.”

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