We are pleased to introduce three new directors: Jackie Biro, Ben Davis and Sebastien Henry. Each is making valuable contributions to energy market development through the rule changes and reviews on which they work.
Jackie Biro, Director
Since joining the AEMC in 2016, Jackie has led the Reliability standard and settings review and a review of the Reliability Panel’s governance arrangements, with a focus on maintaining reliability at the lowest cost to consumers. She brings extensive policy experience, having led regulation and market reforms for the NSW Government across commercial, infrastructure, climate change and water portfolios.
Jackie previously worked for NSW Treasury, the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet and Sydney Water. She started her career in the not-for-profit sector. Jackie has a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the University of Sydney and a Master of Arts from the University of NSW.
Ben Davis, Director
Since starting at the AEMC in 2013, Ben has contributed to key rule changes including distribution network pricing arrangements, embedded networks and contestability of energy services. He has worked on a wide range of projects related to the AEMC’s power of choice and new technologies workstream which focus on giving consumers opportunities to make informed choices about how they use energy.
Ben previously worked for the Australian Energy Regulator and the University of Western Australia. Ben has a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the University of Western Australia.
Sebastien Henry, Director
Sebastien joined the AEMC in 2010 and has been involved in a number of major projects across different policy areas, including generator bidding behaviour and market power, retailer default and network reliability. He is currently working with the AEMC team responsible for keeping the system stable as newer technologies connect to the grid.
Sebastien’s past experience includes a price forecasting and risk analysis role within the market trading division of Eraring Energy. Sebastien has a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) and a Masters of Finance, both from the University of NSW.