Nora Mead Brownell
Non-executive Director; Independent
Appointed: 1 June 2012
Tenure: 5 years
Career and experience: Nora has substantial senior management experience gained in a variety of roles, including: Commissioner of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and former President of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. Most recently, Nora sat on the Boards of ONCOR Electric Delivery Holding Company LLC and Comverge, Inc.
Skills and competencies: Nora brings to the Board significant expertise in the US utilities industry, in particular from her role as a Commissioner with FERC. Her first-hand regulatory experience, combined with her non-executive directorships, provides the Board with valuable strategic insights into regulation and US government relations. This allows her to scrutinise performance and provide an additional perspective for the Board’s discussions.
External appointments: Board member of Spectra Energy Partners LP, the Strategic Advisory Council of the NewWorld Capital Group, LLC, the Advisory Board of Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners as well as a partner in ESPY Energy Solutions, LLC.
Committees: Member of the Nominations, Remuneration and Safety, Environment and Health Committees.