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Tracey Kai

Chief executive Email: Phone:  + 64 4 555 0076

Tracey Kai was most recently operations general manager at Te Waihanga | New Zealand Infrastructure Commission. Officially taking the reins at ENA on 10 July 2023, Tracey was also previously New Zealand Rugby communications general manager and has held senior brand, marketing and communications roles with The Co-operative Bank, Wellington City Council and Meridian Energy.

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Richard Le Gros

Policy and innovation manager Email: Phone:  +64 4 555 0075

Richard Le Gros joined ENA following eight years with the Energy Networks Association in the United Kingdom. In Britain he gained policy expertise in the areas of health and safety, emergency planning, regulation, climate change – as well as the government’s smart meter roll-out programme. In New Zealand, Richard is responsible for policy related to emerging technologies and changing consumer trends.

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Keith Hutchinson

Regulatory manager Email: Phone:  +64 4 555 0074

Keith Hutchinson is responsible for co-ordinating the regulatory aspects of the ENA’s work. His background is in the development and implementation of regulatory and pricing frameworks for utilities and regulators across New Zealand, Australia, and Papua New Guinea.

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Lisa Coles

Office and events manager Email: Phone:  +64 4 4711335

Lisa Coles manages the office, as well as ENA's forum, conferences and meetings. She is the all-important face of our Wellington office and the central point of contact for our members and the public. Lisa’s career background includes IT support, troubleshooting, management and several years of office administration across all industry sectors.

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Iain MacIntyre

Communications and stakeholder engagement manager Email: Phone:  +64 4 555 0524

Joining the association in February 2023, Iain MacIntyre manages the ENA’s communications and engagement activities. During a lengthy career in the wider communications industry, he has amassed considerable experience as a journalist, public relations consultant, sub-editor and graphic designer.