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Corporate structure

Director of Energy Safety

Marnie Williams

A former senior executive at WorkSafe and CEO of the Taxi Services Commission, Ms Williams takes up the position of Director of Energy Safety as ESV begins the transition to a Commission.

  • Chair-designate of the Commission

Chief Transformation Officer

Sharife Rahmani

  • Transition to Commission
  • COVID-19 response
  • Enterprise architecture
  • Financial strategy
  • Diversity and inclusion

General Manager, Licensing, Training and Standards

Neil Fraser

  • Licensing and registration
  • Certificates of Electrical Safety (COES)
  • Complaints

General Manager, Strategy, Performance and Risk

Dr Roanne Allan

  • Strategy
  • Risk
  • Data and analytics
  • Regulatory performance

General Counsel, Legal, Policy and Governance*

  • Legal/legislation
  • Compliance, enforcement policy and prosecutions
  • Freedom of Information (FOI)

General Manager, Corporate Services

Karen Fitzpatrick

  • Finance and Business Services
  • Human Resources
  • Media, Communications and Marketing
  • Information Services

General Manager, Electrical Safety and Technical Regulation

Ian Burgwin

  • Electrical infrastructure safety
  • Bushfire mitigation
  • Electrical installations and equipment standards
  • Electrical equipment approvals
  • Electrical equipment point of sale audits

General Manager, Gas and Pipeline Safety and Technical Regulation

Steve Cronin

  • Licensed pipelines
  • Gas infrastructure and supply
  • Gas installations and appliances
  • Electrolysis mitigation
  • Emergency management


* General Counsel to be appointed prior to 2021.