Executive Team

Chief Executive Officer - Terry Effeney

Terry Effeney, CEOBE (Hons), BEcon, MEng, FAICD, RPEQ, FIEAust FAIM

Terry Effeney was appointed CEO of Energex in January 2007.

Prior to joining Energex, Terry held the role of COO (Chief Operating Officer) of Ergon Energy and was an Executive Manager with Ergon Energy and its predecessor organisations for more than 10 years.

Terry has more than 30 years experience in the energy industry, combining an engineering and economics background with extensive operational management experience.

Strategy, Regulation and Governance - Kevin Kehl

Kevin KehlB Eng (Hons), Grad Cert Elect Supp Eng, GAICD

Responsible to the Chief Executive Officer for:

  • Corporate Strategy, Risk and Planning
  • Corporate Governance and Compliance
  • Regulation and Pricing
  • Internal Audit
  • Legal Services

Kevin has been an Executive General Manager within Energex since 2009 initially overseeing Strategy and Regulation. He assumed the EGM Customer and Corporate Relations role in January 2013 and the EGM Finance, Regulation and Strategy role in December 2013.

Since commencing in the Electricity Supply Industry in 1981, Kevin has held various engineering and management positions.

His capability encompasses engineering, regulatory, strategy and operational management experience.

Kevin's senior management experience over recent years has been directed towards commercial strategy and regulation activities and programs, in particular, Energex's regulatory review.

Procurement, People and Services - Chris Arnold

Chris ArnoldBEng, Grad Dip Bus Management

Responsible to the Chief Executive Officer for:

  • Business Support Services
  • Human Resources
  • Property Services
  • Field Support including Fleet and Technical Training
  • Business Operations and Performance
  • Operational Development & Staff Communications
  • Procurement and Supply
  • Business Efficiency

Chris has been an Executive General Manager within Energex since March 2006 overseeing Network Performance and later Programming, Procurement and Services. He assumed his current role in January 2013. 

Chris has worked across the Queensland electricity industry in technical, operational, regulatory and commercial roles since graduating as an electrical engineer in 1982.

Asset Management - Peter Price

Peter PriceBEng (Hons), MEngSc, MCIPS, FAICD

Reponsible to the Chief Executive Officer for:

  • Network Capital Strategy & Planning
  • Engineering Standards & Technology
  • Environment
  • Energex Safety
  • Data, Services & Demand Management
  • Network Maintenance & Performance
  • Network Investment Optimisation
  • Metering Dynamics

Peter has been an Executive General Manager within Energex since March 2006 overseeing Programming, Procurement and Services and later Network Performance. He assumed the EGM Asset Management role in January 2013.

Peter has held various positions within Energex since joining the company in 1981 after attaining an Honours Bachelor Degree in Engineering and a Masters in Engineering Science at the University of Queensland.

His senior management experience has seen him involved in all aspects of the energy industry, including capital planning and program delivery, asset management, procurement, regulatory issues, commercial and non-regulated revenue.

Peter has been involved in a number of external committees and is presently Chair of Energy Skills Queensland and Chairs of TAFE Queensland.

Service Delivery - Peter Weaver

Peter WeaverBCom, MBA, FAICD

Responsible to the Chief Executive Officer for the overall strategic and operational delivery of:

  • Network Program Management
  • Field Services North & South
  • Distribution Management System 
  • Network Operations 
  • Commercial Business
  • Design 

Peter has been an Executive General Manager within Energex since 1998. When he joined Energex his primary role was to amalgamate the Call Centre, Customer Accounts and Service Delivery sections in preparation for the opening of the commercial electricity market.

In July 2001 he was appointed General Manager Shared Services and took on the additional responsibilities for Business Support Services, Property Group, Finance and Human Resources and Procurement Services Group

.Following the sale of the Energex Retail Operations, Peter relinquished responsibility as the head of the Finance and Human Resources groups and took on the added responsibility for Government Relations, Corporate Communications, Customer Advocacy, Legal Services and the Energy Market Services Group.

Peter assumed the EGM Service Delivery role in January 2013.

Prior to joining Energex, Peter spent 14 years at Ansett Airlines in accounting, operations and sales roles before purchasing his own small business in North Queensland in 1997.

Customer and Corporate Relations - Dayle Grant

Dayle GrantResponsible to the Chief Executive Officer for:

  • Customer AdvocacyCorporate Communications
  • Commercial Business Office
  • Customer Contact Group
  • Energy Market Services

Dayle has been with Energex since 2005 when she joined as Group Manager Contact Centre with a key role of managing the Energex Retail and Network Call Centre and responding to business improvements following the EDSD (Somerville) Report. Dayle managed the Call Centre transitional operations during the residential electricity and gas sales and introduction of full retail competition.

Following the merging of the service delivery arm for customer connections and the Contact Centre, Dayle headed up the Customer Contact Group, which was responsible for all customer strategies and initiatives.

Dayle was acting Executive General Manager for Customer Services for an extended period in 2012 and assumed the EGM Customer and Corporate Relations role in January 2014.

Prior to joining Energex, Dayle held numerous positions in shared services, operations and customer service roles in the banking, finance, health insurance and tourism industries.

Dayle is a Board member of the Chief Customer Officer Forum of Australia.

Chief Financial Officer - Peter Scott

Profile picture of Peter ScottDipBus B Bus, MPA MBA FCPA

Responsible to the Chief Executive Officer for:

  • Financial Control
  • Business Performance & Analysis
  • Tax
  • Energex Performance Management

Peter has extensive executive experience as a CFO, and has held senior executive roles in local government and Government-owned corporations. Prior to joining Energex in 2014, Peter was Project Director at SEQ Bulk Water Company Ltd and has held positions including CEO of Wide Bay Water Corporation,as well as Deputy CEO and CFO at Unitywater.

Peter has worked in a variety of banking and semi government/government roles in regional Queensland from Maryborough to Townsville.

CEO SPARQ Solutions - Peter Effeney

Peter EffeneyB.E. (Hons) B.Sc. MBA Hon DBusCQU FAID

Responsible for SPARQ Solutions, the jointly owned Information and Communications Technology (ICT) subsidiary of Energex and Ergon Energy. 

Peter has been the CEO of SPARQ Solutions since the company's formation in July 2004.

SPARQ Solutions manages ICT operations across the state for Energex and Ergon Energy and supports more than 8,000 users.

Prior to joining SPARQ, Peter was a member of the Executive Management Team of Ergon Energy and held a number of management, engineering and ICT roles.

These included accountability for Customer Service, Information Systems and Services, and Business Process Development. 

Peter has also held secondments in roles as diverse as General Manager of Ergon Energy's Distribution Business and General Manager Workplace Health & Safety.

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