A new Non-Executive Director has been appointed for TasNetworks until 2021.
Formerly a Partner of Deloitte, Sarah Merridew is a Chartered Accountant and experienced company director with expertise in audit, risk management, governance and business advisory services.
TasNetworks Chairman, Dr Dan Norton AO, said Ms Merridew’s wealth of experience in public, private and government sectors will see her excel in the position.
“We are delighted to welcome Ms Merridew to the TasNetworks Board and look forward to her insight and contribution to our business,” Dr Norton said.
Ms Merridew is a member of the Audit Advisory Committee for the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a Director of the Merridew Foundation.
Ms Merridew was formerly a Non-Executive Director of TasRail, MyState and subsidiary companies, including Chairman of the Group Risk Committee, Director of TasWater, Tasmanian Water and Sewerage Corporations (Southern Water, Ben Lomond Water, Cradle Mountain Water and Onstream), Tasmanian Perpetual Trustees, Tasmanian Banking Services and Tasmanian Public Finance Corporation (TASCORP).
Lauren ‘LJ’ Butler is the Assistant Editor of Utility magazine and has been part of the team at Monkey Media since 2018.
After completing a Bachelor of Media, Communications and Professional Writing at the University of Wollongong in 2014, and prior to writing about the utility sector, LJ worked as a Journalist and Sub Editor across the horticulture, hardware, power equipment, construction and accommodation industries with publishers such as Glenvale Publications, Multimedia Publishing and Bean Media Group.