Chairman of the Australian Energy Market Commission, John Tamblyn, today announced that Steven Graham, currently with RailCorp, will be appointed Chief Executive Officer of the AEMC with effect from 16 January 2006

“Steven has broad commercial and organisational management experience in the energy and transport industries, including a strong background in change management and the establishment of new organisations in regulated market environments,” Dr Tamblyn said.

“Steven is joining us at an important stage of the AEMC establishment phase and is very well equipped to play a leadership role as CEO in the continuing development of the AEMC’s capacity to perform its energy market functions of Rule making and market development.”

Most recently, Steven has had responsibility for managing the integration of assets and staff of the merged entities forming RailCorp. Previously he held senior commercial and corporate management positions at Eraring Energy and Pacific Power, including key roles in the restructure of Pacific Power and the establishment of Eraring Energy as a going concern.

For information contact
AEMC Public Affairs, Prue Anderson (02) 8296 7800 or 0404 821 935