Non-Executive Director Position Open at Energy Consumers Australia

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Original job advertisement from JOBLUM (16/11/2023).

Energy Consumers Australia is the independent, national voice for residential and small business energy consumers. It enables consumers to have their voices heard by the sector by working with other consumer groups to gather evidence-based research with a national perspective, distil it to key viewpoints, and feed it back to the other energy market bodies to influence outcomes.  

The Board directs Energy Consumers Australia in filling its objective and functions as well as setting the strategic direction of the organisation. It consists of a Chair and four other Board Directors who typically meet 10 times a year, in person or online.

We are looking for an experienced Non-executive Director with a broad understanding of energy systems. It will be critical they can speak to and represent the long-term interests of energy consumers, in particular residential and small business consumers. Specific knowledge in the following capabilities is highly desirable: 

  • Corporate governance – knowledge and understanding of corporate governance principles. 
  • Strategic expertise – the ability to constructively set and review strategy. 
  • Legal – knowledge and understanding of legal compliance and Directors’ individual legal duties and responsibilities. 
  • Managing risk – knowledge and understanding of risk management principles, experience in managing areas of major risk to an organisation. 

Outside of this, you will need to exhibit exceptional communication and problem-solving skills, a collegiate style and the highest standards of integrity and ethics, with no material commitments or affiliations that may conflict with the interests of Energy Consumers Australia.

For a confidential discussion, please call Daniel Nicholls/Claire Crawford on 02 9233 1200 or Alison Myatt on 0412 630 817.

Please send an application quoting Ref No A005370 to Watermark Search International at We will reply to the email address used for your application.

Closing date: 11.59pm AEDT on Sunday 3rd December 2023.