AER Chairman appointed

The AER advises that Mr Andrew Reeves has been appointed Chair of the Australian Energy Regulator for three years from 19 July 2010.

Mr Reeves has been the part-time state/territory member of the AER since 17 July 2008, and has been the acting Chairman since 20 May 2010, succeeding the inaugural chair Mr Steve Edwell.

Prior to his AER appointment, Mr Reeves was Commissioner of the Tasmanian Government Prices Oversight Commission and Regulator of the Tasmanian electricity supply industry, responsible for technical and economic regulation of the sector, including performance standards and prices for distribution services and retail tariffs. He is also the Commissioner of the Utilities Commission of the Northern Territory.

Issued date: 
26 July 2010
AER reference: 
AC 317/10