Damien Nicks, Chair—BCOM (Hons), FCA, GAICD
Mr Nicks was appointed to the ActewAGL Board by AGL Energy in August 2013 and is a member of the ActewAGL Safety, Audit and Risk Committee. He is also Chair of the Boards of Icon Water Limited, Icon Retail Investments Limited and Icon Distribution Investments Limited.
Mr Nicks joined AGL in 2013 and was appointed interim CFO in 2018 and CFO in 2019. Prior to being appointed to the interim CFO role, Mr Nicks led a team of approximately 80 finance business partners and professionals across AGL in the role of General Manager Group Commercial Finance. He has held a number of senior executive finance roles at AGL in Retail Energy, Merchant Energy, Group Commercial and Corporate.
He most recently led AGL’s NSW Generation Plan in response to the Government’s request, AGL’s rehabilitation modelling and planning across the asset fleet, and commercial modelling of growth and divestment opportunities.
Mr Nicks has more than 24 years of international and local experience across businesses including Linfox Logistics, Smorgon Steel, and Cantor Fitzgerald, having originally qualified with Deloitte.