Jacana Energy appoints Djuna Pollard as new CEO

16 August 2019

Jacana Energy is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Djuna Pollard as its new Chief Executive Officer following an extensive recruitment process. Ms Pollard will take up the position on 9 September 2019.

Ms Pollard has led a diverse career in the Northern Territory Public Sector (NTPS) and the Jacana Energy Board is particularly pleased to be able to appoint a Territorian to this important essential service position.

For the past 20 years she has worked at Power and Water Corporation in a number of positions at senior leadership level including acting Managing Director. She currently holds the role of Executive General Manager Power Networks.

During her long career in the NTPS Ms Pollard has demonstrated exemplary engagement skills across government and other key stakeholders including the community, which are important for the Chief Executive Officer role at Jacana Energy.

She was also heavily involved in the implementation of the Structural Separation from Power and Water Corporation to create the two new Government Owned Corporations being Territory Generation and Jacana Energy.

Jacana Energy’s outgoing Acting Chief Executive Officer, David Brown will work with Ms Pollard to ensure a smooth transition.

The Jacana Energy Board of Directors, thanks Mr Brown for his leadership and expertise in a period of significant change, and looks forward to Ms Pollard’s commencement and her contribution in providing continued energy retail services for all Territorians.