Our executive team

John Knox BFA, FCPA, MAICD, Chief Executive Officer

John KnoxJohn Knox is the Chief Executive Officer of ActewAGL. Before taking on this role in November 2018, John was Managing Director of Icon Water, a board member of the ActewAGL Joint Venture Board and Deputy Chair of the Water Services Association of Australia.

He previously held the role of Chief Finance Officer at ActewAGL from 2007 to 2014 and has served the Canberra community through his work in the utility sector for more than a decade. John has an extensive background in private-sector commercial management.

Tania Hutchison, General Manager, People & Safety

Tania Hutchison

Tania is responsible for people related services including talent and organisational capability; people support and payroll; and safety and health. She is responsible for all aspects of corporate human resources management and safety, including enterprise agreement negotiation, employee relations, recruitment and selection, corporate training and development, workforce planning, strategy, equity and diversity, remuneration and benefits and employment policy and procedures.

Tania is a member of the Australian Human Resources Institute.

Ayesha Razzaq, General Manager – Retail

Ayesha Razzaq

Ayesha is responsible for ActewAGL's development of markets for electricity, natural gas, water and wastewater services. She is also responsible for customer acquisition strategies, sales and marketing, wholesale activities and retail regulation. Ayesha holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree with honours.

Steven Skourakis, Chief Financial Officer

Steven Skourakis

Steven is the Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for the overall financial management including Property and Security and Contracts and Procurement. He is a fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, graduate of the Australian Institute of Companies Directors and certified professional of the Finance and Treasury Association.

Steven holds a Bachelor of Commerce (honours) and Master of Applied Finance.

Andy Williams, Chief Information Officer

Andy is the Chief Information Officer. Andy was GM PT3 and Strategic Programs at AGL in Melbourne. In this role, Andy was responsible for one of the largest technology programs at AGL, replacing five old ERP systems, and creating a common, more effective way of working across the finance, procurement, maintenance, HR and payroll functions. Andy was also responsible for proving oversight of AGL's full portfolio of transformation programs, reporting to the CEO and Executive team.

Previously, Andy was a senior partner with a large consulting company, running business and technology transformation programs in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand for more than twenty years. In 2010, he moved from consulting to become GM Enterprise Transformation at Contact Energy in New Zealand.

Andy has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Engineering from the University of Cambridge, and is a Chartered Electrical Engineer.

David Graham, Director – Regulatory Affairs and Pricing

David Graham

David is responsible for economic regulation and compliance functions, including conduct of major price reviews, setting of regulated retail and network prices, economic analysis and investment review, and regulatory and pricing services.

David holds a Masters Degree in Economics.

Peter Holden, General Counsel and General Manager Corporate Affairs

Peter Holden

As well as acting as chief legal counsel, Peter is responsible for a number of other corporate service functions including secretariat, brand and communications, information management, risk and assurance, compliance, quality and environment. He has held many senior legal and related positions in the energy and resources sectors in Australia and internationally for over 25 years.

He is an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Association of Corporate Counsel and AMPLA - the Resources and Energy Law Association, of which he is a former National President.

Peter holds a degree in law and an honours degree in Science.