Simon Mackenzie is passionate about the power of technology to transform the energy industry, and consumers’ lives.
Simon Mackenzie is passionate about the power of technology to transform the energy industry, and consumers’ lives. As Group Chief Executive Officer, Simon has expanded and driven Vector’s portfolio of businesses to embrace innovative technologies and strategies to deliver efficient, sustainable energy solutions to consumers. Simon was appointed Vector’s Group Chief Executive Officer in 2008. His tertiary qualifications include engineering, finance and business studies, and the Advanced Management Programme at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Hawaii, California, and New Zealand share at least one thing in common: they're all on a path to clean energy. While utilities and regulators serve a defined geographic region, they see many of the same challenges. This opens up a world of opportunities for collaboration - in some unexpected ways.
Analogs and parallels between New Zealand, Australia and Hawaii as they all move toward building the "utility of the future," as seen at VERGE Hawaii 2016. Jeff Mikulina, Commissioner Champley, Michelle Taylor and Simon MacKenzie.