Dr Joanna Breare elected as new PEPANZ Chair

Dr Joanna Breare has been elected the new Chair of the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ), replacing Rob Jager who has stepped down after nearly four years at the helm.

Dr Breare is Chief Executive of Todd Energy and Vice President New Zealand Upstream Energy with Todd Energy’s parent company, the Todd Corporation. She has been a member of the PEPANZ Board since 2014.

“I’m looking forward to this new role and supporting the work of PEPANZ,” says Dr Breare.

“The role of PEPANZ as an industry advocate and communicator has never been more important.

“Our industry plays a critical role in providing safe, reliable and affordable energy to power our modern lifestyles.”

Dr Breare has also thanked outgoing Chair Rob Jager for his outstanding service to PEPANZ.