Alison Andrew

CEO, Transpower New Zealand

Alison joined Transpower as CEO in 2014. Previously she was Global head of Chemicals at Orica and prior to this position she was CEO of Lexicon Systems. She worked for Fonterra for 7 years, holding a number of senior management roles such as Commercial Director, Ingredients; GM Business Excellence; GM Oceania, and CEO of Fencepost to name a few. In addition to her experience of the dairy industry, she worked for Fletcher Challenge in the pulp and paper, forestry and energy industries.

Alison trained as an engineer but quickly became a generalist in her business career. She has undertaken many diverse corporate roles both in line management and staff functions. She has also worked in a SME. She is a proven leader with multi-industry experience.

Alison received the Jaguar Prize for outstanding overall achievement at University of Warwick and the Senior Prize in engineering at the University of Auckland. She is the Director of Genesis Energy. She is a proven leader with multi-industry experience.