Ian Brooksbank
Hydro Tasmania

Ian Brooksbank

Ian Brooksbank was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Hydro Tasmania in July 2022 after acting in the role since September 2021. He joined the business as Chief Financial Officer in November 2019.

Ian began his career in the energy industry 20 years ago and is passionate about energy. He has worked across most of the energy supply chain in financial and operational leadership roles. Holding senior operational leadership roles for some of Australia’s largest generation assets has provided him with great exposure to the role electricity plays in supporting and growing our communities, businesses and industries.

Hydro Tasmania is Australia’s largest generator of clean renewable energy and largest water manager, wholly owned by the State Government of Tasmania. Employing more than 1,250 people, Hydro Tasmania generates about 9,000 Gigawatt hours of electricity each year. It sells energy to Aurora Energy in Tasmania and to interstate customers through its retailer, Momentum Energy. Hydro also operates a successful national and international consulting business, Entura.

Champions of Change Energy Group

Ian Brooksbank is a Member of the Champions of Change Energy Group. The Group brings together representatives from the energy sector including energy generation and production, distribution, retail and resources businesses across Australia. Members are committed to working within and across their organisations to achieving inclusive gender equality and a significant and sustainable increase in the representation of women in leadership.

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