Richard Gross
CEO
Ausgrid

Richard’s experience includes managing industry acquisitions and mergers, advising on and implementing regulatory strategies, leading high-performance teams and championing the interests of both providers and consumers in a rapidly changing environment.

Richard has successfully led major business transitions, including integrating billion-dollar businesses. He is both a leader and trusted advisor in the operation of utilities, with decades of experience in asset management, asset risk management, valuation drivers, market dynamics and acquisitions. He has a reputation for building and managing strong professional teams while providing the direction and support needed to implement competitive commercial strategies.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Agriculture Science

Graduate Diploma of Agriculture Economics

Master of Commerce in Economics and Finance

Harvard Advanced Management Program

Personal

Richard has been married for 30 years and is the father of three daughters.

Champions of Change National 2017 Group

Richard Gross is a Member of the Champions of Change National 2017 Group. Members of this group have a strong industrial manufacturing and transport focus, and work within traditionally male dominated environments. The Group’s goal is to increase the representation of women in leadership positions and in non-traditional roles across their organisations.