Our Team

Board Members

Jonathan Kay


A Senior Executive and Leader in Infrastructure, Technology and Process, Jonathan Kay is currently Chair at Waipā Networks. He is also the director of multiple organisations, including Whitestone Contracting Limited, Network Waitaki Limited and Lone Wolf Enterprises. His years of experience within these sectors enable him to draw on his strategic insight, commercial savvy and astute marketing skills in a dynamic work environment.

Mike Marr


Mike Marr is a highly experienced Executive Officer and Director with key roles in many business organisations. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director and Deputy Chair at Waipā Networks, a Chief Executive Officer at TPT Group, Executive Director at Advanced Group NZ Limited and Non-Executive Director at Advanced Security Group, IT Engine Limited, Cablenet, ASG Technologies Limited, Promessa Property Group Limited, Technology Leasing Limited, ASGSPL Limited and VigilAir Limited.

Jonathan Cameron


Jonathan Cameron is a Managing Principal at Elevate Capital Partner and Director of multiple organisations, including, Tupu Angitu / Lake Taupo Forest Trust, Veterinary Enterprises Group, Hawkes Bay Regional Investments and Waipā Networks. In addition to this, Jonathon is Chair of  NZ Forest Managers. Jonathan has a passion for collaborating with organisations, business owners and board and management teams who want to shape and extend the reach of their organisations.

Jennifer Kerr


Jennifer Kerr is an experienced Executive, Governor and member of many business organisations. She is Chair of WorkSafe, Chair of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, Deputy Chair of Callaghan Innovation, a member of the New Zealand Police Assurance & Risk Committee and Director of Eke Panuku Development Auckland and Waipā Networks.

Mark Stuart


Mark Stuart is an experienced Director, Partner and member of multiple business organisations. He is a Partner at Movac, and Investment Manager backing New Zealand businesses, Chair of the Board of Directors for Industrial Tube Manufacturing Company Limited and Parking Sense, a Council member for New Zealand Private Capital and a Director for Waipā Networks.

Shane Ellison


Shane is a proud member of Ngāi Tahu, Te Atiawa, Ngāti Mutunga and Ngāti Ruanui. He has extensive experience in senior leadership and as a CEO, leading diverse teams, managing financials, and overseeing assets. With over 11 years of board experience, Shane has served on Dunedin International Airport Limited and Auckland Light Rail Limited boards. Earlier in his career, Shane managed small rail networks and high-voltage electricity systems.

Michelle Walker


Michelle Walker is a highly experienced Enterprise Administrator. Michelle joined the Waipā Networks Board as Secretary in November 2018. Michelle currently works at Waipā Networks and is the lead Enterprise Administrator for the CEO. Michelle has a passion for communicating with key stakeholders.

Senior Leadership Team

Sean Horgan


Sean Horgan joined Waipā Networks as Chief Executive Officer in July 2022. In addition to leading the team at Waipā Networks, Sean also serves on the Board of Electricity Networks Aotearoa. With over 20 years of experience in business development, strategic management, and operational leadership in the energy sector across the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia, Sean brings a wealth of expertise to his role. He holds a Master of Management Studies from Waikato University and has completed postgraduate courses at INSEAD and London Business School. Prior to joining Waipā Networks, Sean served as the Chief Executive of The Lines Company and has held senior leadership positions at WEL Networks, Northpower, Alstom Power, and Meridian Energy. Throughout his career, Sean has been involved in numerous major projects and has led collaborative teams that have delivered outstanding results within the energy sector.
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Audrey Scheurich


Audrey Scheurich joined Waipā Networks as Chief Financial Officer in September 2022. With over 35 years of experience in finance and infrastructure, she brings a diverse skill set to the organisation. Audrey’s considerable experience and ongoing commitment to excellence have been honed through her tenure at organisations such as AgResearch, Genesis Energy, Wellington Water, and The Lines Company. Audrey’s ongoing pursuit of refining financial processes and evaluating projects and investments to ensure targets are met aligns seamlessly with her role at Waipā Networks. At the board level, Audrey serves as a trustee at Hospice Waikato, where she is entrusted with the management and administration of the charity. Her capacity to devise policies that uphold strong governance, along with her proven communication skills, make her a valuable asset to Waipā Networks.
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Anna Greenhill


Anna Greenhill joined Waipā Networks as General Manager Customer and Community Engagement in August 2022. She has over 20 years of experience in marketing and communications across various industries, including technology, defence and security, information technology security, agriculture and higher education. Anna brings diverse knowledge and unique expertise to Waipā Networks, from market research, marketing, brand strategy and campaign development, to new technologies, processes and systems. During Anna’s career, she has worked for organisations such as Gallagher, The University of Waikato, Waikato Regional Council and Mystery Creek Events Centre. Anna has a passion for collaboration, connection and creating unique experiences for customers, which has contributed to her success in past communication and marketing roles over the years.
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David Fuller


David Fuller joined Waipā Networks in September 2023 as General Manager People, Safety, and Sustainability. With experience in occupational health and safety, project management, business transformation and change management, and human resources, David is a senior manager with a wide range of expertise across various industries. Career highlights include working with organisations such as Transpower, WEL Networks, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, HSE Global, and ECL Group, which provided him with a strong foundation and exceptional leadership skills that he now brings to Waipā Networks. David is a versatile leader who excels in collaborating with teams. David’s background as a mental health nurse and group psychotherapist brings a deep understanding of wellbeing to his work and positively contributes to the team culture at Waipā Networks. He is dedicated to supporting the company and its employees to realise Waipā Networks’ vision for the benefit of the whole Waipā community.
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Tom Bromfield


Tom Bromfield joined Waipā Networks as General Manager Delivery in April 2024. He has over 20 years of experience in the energy sector, both in New Zealand and abroad. His career began in Liverpool, England, where he specialised in high-voltage cable jointing and gained full qualifications as a line mechanic and fault technician. In 2011, Tom migrated to New Zealand, where he established himself as a highly regarded cable installation and testing specialist, providing comprehensive solutions covering design, planning, project management, installation, testing, and commissioning across New Zealand and the Pacific. Throughout his career, Tom has demonstrated his ability to thrive in diverse roles, from reactive fault repair to large business management. His focus on long-term strategy and day-to-day operations prepared him well for his current position at Waipā Networks. Tom is known for his collaborative approach in the workplace, where he values team learning and growth through guidance and support.
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Weihao Zhou


Weihao Zhou became General Manager Network in September 2022.  As a chartered professional engineer with nearly 20 years of experience in the power industry, he has acquired a broad knowledge of the electricity sector and brings unique skills to Waipā Networks. After graduating from the University of Canterbury in 2005 with a Bachelor of Engineering (First Class Honours), Weihao started his career at ElectroNet Ltd as a consultant engineer. He then joined WEL Networks in 2010, where he furthered his passion for engineering as a planning engineer and later led the engineering team. While at WEL Networks he gained a Post Graduate Diploma in Management Study. Since joining Waipā Networks, Weihao has shown that he possesses strong practical engineering and leadership skills. He not only has the expertise to lead the team to deliver complex projects, he is also passionate about growing the team and driving organizational changes. 
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