New AER Chair announced

The Australian Government has announced the appointment of Ms Clare Savage as the next Chair of the Australian Energy Regulator (AER).

Ms Savage has over 17 years’ experience in the energy sector, working across a breadth of regulatory, operation, business and policy roles, most recently as Deputy Chair of the Energy Security Board.

Mr James Cox will act as AER Chair until Ms Savage commences in the role on 14 October 2019.

Read the Treasurer and Minister for Energy and Emission Reduction’s announcement.

Issued date: 
20 September 2019
AER reference: 
AC 137/19
Contact: 
AER Media 0466 409 921 media@aer.gov.au