ElectraNet welcomes new leader

ElectraNet welcomes new leader

South Australia’s electricity transmission company has announced Steve Masters (pictured) as its new chief executive.

Mr Masters comes to ElectraNet with more than 20 years of resources industry experience, including a background in Australian energy markets. Announced in December, he has taken over from Ian Stirling who retired after 15 years with the company, including 12 years as CEO.

ElectraNet chairman Gordon Jardine said Mr Masters will bring the skills, experience, energy and enthusiasm to meet the challenges of the changing electricity supply landscape in the years ahead.

Mr Masters said ElectraNet – which owns and operates more than $2.5 billion of electricity transmission asset and is the largest connector of wind generation in Australia – is the backbone of electricity supply in South Australia and that he is focused on delivering a reliable, cost-effective and adaptive electricity transmission network.