Our Executive

Taking notes

John Cleland - Appointed 18 July 2016CEO John Cleland
Chief Executive Officer
BEc DipFinMan CA FFin, GAICD

John is an experienced Chief Executive Officer with comprehensive executive and non-executive experience with large and complex organisations in the infrastructure (rail, ports, energy transmission and distribution), resources and logistics sectors.

John previously held the position of Head of Infrastructure, Coal Division at Anglo American PLC and prior to that he was the CEO of WestNet Infrastructure Group.

Mike Bowan - Appointed 30 January 2017Executive Mike Bowan
General Counsel and Company Secretary
BA LlB (Hons)

Mike is an experienced executive with expertise in commercial enterprise including legal counsel, stakeholder management, risk, audit and compliance.

Having trained as a corporate lawyer, Mike has spent much of his career in the banking sector in senior executive roles, including Chief of Staff at Westpac, and General Counsel and Secretary for St. George Bank Limited.

Chantelle Bramley - Appointed 10 January 2018Executive Chantelle Bramley
General Manager Strategy, Regulation and Transformation
BEc (Hons), MSc, LLM

Chantelle has worked on regulatory and strategic energy policy issues for almost 20 years with international experience in high ranking positions in the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States.

Chantelle previously held the position of Executive General Manager, Strategy and Economics with the Australian Energy Market Commission and Vice-President, Strategy and Chief of Staff with Direct Energy based in Houston.

Rob Bridge - Appointed 26 March 2018Executive Rob Bridge
Chief Information Officer (interim)
BSc aeg.

Rob has extensive experience in strategic transformation, technology development and operational delivery agendas across the oil and gas, energy and utility sectors spanning over 26 years.

Rob previously spearheaded the technology agenda for the Santos GLNG Joint Venture in Queensland, successfully delivering a technology-enabled transformation for the $18.5 billion coal seam gas mega-project. His previous experience includes senior global roles at BP and Total and most recently in various advisory, consulting, and investor roles, including in the tech start-up space.

Justin Hillier - Appointed 31 October 2016Executive Justin Hillier
Chief Financial Officer
BBus, CA, GDipAppFinInv, FINSIA

Justin is an experienced executive with expertise in financial management, strategic planning, corporate development and negotiating commercial transactions in energy, mining and finance sectors across Australia and Asia.

Justin previously held the position of Executive Vice President (Acting CEO) with Glencore on the Tampakan Copper-Gold Project and senior commercial roles with global accounting firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Tarong Energy.

Luke Jenner - Appointed 1 July 2015Executive Luke Jenner
General Manager Network Services
BE (Hons), EMBA, MAICD

Luke is an experienced executive with engineering and operational expertise in the energy and mining industries.

Luke has spent much of his career in the energy and mining sectors in senior management roles, including General Manager People and Services with Essential Energy and various Engineering Management roles with DBT (now Caterpillar), a global mining equipment supplier, and Royal Dutch Shell’s underground coal division.

Roger Marshall - Appointed 8 October 2016Executive Roger Marshall
General Manager Customer and Stakeholder Engagement
BSc (Hons), Agricultural & Food Marketing, FPRIA

Roger is an experienced executive with expertise in stakeholder engagement, integrated digital communications, customer service, corporate marketing and media communications across Australia, Asia and the UK.

Roger previously held the position of Senior Vice President Asia South and Technology Lead Asia Pacific with global marketing services agency, Bite.

David Nardi - Appointed 1 July 2015Executive David Nardi
General Manager Safety, Human Resources and Environment
MBus, MAICD

David is an experienced executive with expertise in operational areas of the energy industry. 

David has held several senior management roles at Essential Energy, including Manager Regional Operations and Regional General Manager.

David Salisbury - Appointed 30 October 2017Executive David Salisbury
Executive Manager Engineering
BEng (Hons), CPEng, EngExec, FIEAust

David is an experienced executive and an accomplished engineer with expertise in gas distribution, and electricity and gas transmission across the United Kingdom.

David has a strong technical background with in-depth commercial and regulatory experience and first-hand knowledge of using technology to enable transformation.

David previously held the position of Head of Network Engineering and Asset Management at National Grid in the United Kingdom.