ElectraNet’s owners bring independent technical and financial expertise to our strategic planning and decision-making processes.

ElectraNet is a private company and operates under the governance of the ElectraNet Board of Directors, which includes up to nine Directors representing the shareholding companies, and an independent Chairman.

We own and operate $2.5 billion worth of transmission assets and have a strong investment-grade credit rating with a Moody’s Baa1 and Standard & Poor’s BBB+ equivalent.

The owners of ElectraNet Pty Ltd, trading as ElectraNet, are:

State Grid International Development Asia and Australia Holding Company Limited
The international arm of the State Grid Corporation of China

Australian Utilities Pty Ltd
As trustee for the Australian Utilities Trust

ElectraNet Board of Directors

Independent Chairman – Gordon Jardine

Company Secretary – Sam Dighton

Representing State Grid International Development Asia & Australia Holding Company
Xiaojun Jiang
Jian Zhang
Jianxing Sun
Ming Liu

Representing Australian Utilities Pty Ltd

Roger Crawford
Ilias Benjelloun
Richard Hedley
Michael Faulkner

Board Committees

Audit and Compliance Committee

Assists the Board to fulfil its corporate governance responsibilities for financial integrity, compliance with laws, regulations and codes of conduct, business risk management, and audit effectiveness.

Remuneration Committee

Assists the Board to develop policies for employee remuneration to help attract and retain a dynamic workforce within ElectraNet.

Treasury Committee

Develops guidelines and strategies to manage treasury risks such as liquidity, interest rates, foreign exchange, commodity pricing, and credit.

Business Plan Committee

Assists the Board to fulfil its responsibilities in relation to strategic and annual business planning.

Safety & Network Technical Committee

Assists the Board to fulfil its responsibilities in relation to overseeing work health and safety matters in addition to technical matters relating to the design, operation and maintenance of ElectraNet’s transmission network.