Albert Brantley, Chairman
Trained as an engineer and geologist, over the past 40 years Albert has lead the construction and operation of large scale oil and gas, mining and utility assets throughout the world. Until August 2018 he was the Chief Executive of Ōtākaro Limited, the Crown Company responsible for the Anchor Project programme for central Christchurch, and was the Chief Executive of Genesis Energy for 8 years before that.
A Canadian, Albert is married to a New Zealander and has been a resident of Canterbury for more than 30 years, although working overseas for much of that time. He lives with his wife, daughter and a few cattle on a lifestyle block near Ohoka.
Most of Albert’s experience has involved significant senior level political, regulatory and environmental management, as well as multicultural community and stakeholder relations management.
Albert has provided Board level governance for the past 20 years, and is presently an Independent Director of Ballance Agri-Nutrients, an Independent Director of the HW Richardson Group, Chairman of FarmRight, Chairman of Westland Holdings Ltd, a Director of the LGNZ Independent Assessment Board and is Chairman of the St Margaret’s College Trust Board.