Energy Action appoints John Mackay as new director of the board

Written by Energy Action

We are excited to announce that John Mackay has been appointed to our board as an independent non-executive director. John has over 15 years of experience as a Chairman and Director of major companies across the communications, utilities, health, construction and education sectors. Among other things he currently Chairs SpeedCast International (SDA), which is included in the ASX200.


He created ActewAGL, a retailer of electricity and gas in the ACT and Southern NSW. Under his leadership as CEO, and Chairman, ActewAGL delivered the cheapest electricity prices, best customer service, and most profitable retail energy in Australia.


John has also been a Chairman or Director of several charitable, arts and sporting boards. He was Chancellor of the University of Canberra and Chairman of the National Arboretum Canberra.


In addition, John was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2004, and was named as Canberra Citizen of the Year in 2008.


We welcome John to Energy Action and look forward to his contribution to the company.