Horizon Power CEO reappointed for another five years

Close-up of Horizon Power CEO Stephanie Unwin smiling with grassy park in background
Stephanie Unwin (Image: Horizon Power)

Horizon Power CEO Stephanie Unwin will remain at the helm of the organisation for another five years, with the Board extending her terms of service to 2028 based on Unwin’s strong performance since her appointment in 2019.

Horizon Power chair Samantha Tough said Unwin was “successfully leading Horizon Power as it navigates the rapidly changing energy landscape, driving meaningful cultural change, while strongly positioning the organisation to deliver on its long-term strategy and business objectives”.

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“The next few years will be vitally important as we lead the way in WA’s decarbonisation journey, providing cleaner energy solutions for our regional and remote customers,” Tough explained.

“The Board is delighted Stephanie will be remaining with us and have full confidence that she will continue leading with integrity, commitment and passion.”

Unwin said she was thrilled the Board had offered her the opportunity to extend her tenure as CEO of Horizon Power, a decision which has been endorsed by the Minister for Energy Hon. Bill Johnston, MLA.

“I am so proud of our entire team and the way they consistently bring their passion and innovative thinking to help us deliver a cleaner energy future for our customers, while supporting the growth of vibrant regional communities,” she said.

“We are solving real problems in each of our communities right across WA, and I am proud of the work we do to deliver meaningful programs and initiatives which support our customers.”

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Unwin said it was an exciting time to be in the energy industry and she was privileged to work with some of the best and brightest in the energy sector at Horizon Power.

“Helping shape a new energy landscape for regional and remote WA means we have a busy and challenging time ahead. We have a decarbonisation agenda that reflects the state’s ambition, and this sees us transitioning some of our biggest emitting systems while ensuring we don’t leave anyone behind.”

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