Dr Thomas Parry, Chair—AM, PhD, MEc, BEc (Hons)
Dr Parry was appointed to the ActewAGL Board by Icon Water in 2017.
He has been on the Icon Water Board since 2015, is currently a Foundation Chair of Powering Australian Renewables Fund and Director of Powerco New Zealand.
Dr Parry was Foundation Chair of the Australian Energy Market Operator (2008–15), and the former Chair of First State Super Trustee Corporation (2000–14) and Sydney Water Corporation (2006–13). He was also Director of ASX-Compliance (the regulatory arm of the Australian Securities Exchange), Director of Brisbane Airport Corporation and Trustee of the Sydney Opera House.
From 2004–09, Dr Parry held several roles within Macquarie Bank and for the previous 12 years he was the Foundation Executive Chair of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of NSW (IPART), and its predecessor Government Pricing Tribunal. He has also been Head of the School of Economics at University of New South Wales and Dean of the Faculty of Commerce at University of Wollongong.
He has extensive corporate governance experience in both the private and government sectors, regulatory and financial experience and substantial exposure to the water and energy industries.
Dr Parry has a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) and Masters of Economics from the University of Sydney and a PhD from the University of London (London School of Economics). He was awarded an Order of Australia (AM) in 2008.