Dr Thomas Parry—AM, PhD, MEc, BEc (Hons)
Dr Parry was appointed to the ActewAGL Board by Icon Water in March 2017.
He has been on the Icon Water Board since 2015, is currently a Foundation Chair of Powering Australian Renewables Fund and Director of Powerco New Zealand.
Dr Parry was Foundation Chair of the Australian Energy Market Operator (2008-2015), is the former Chair of First State Super Trustee Corporation (2000-2014) and former Chair of the Sydney Water Corporation (2006-2013). He was a Director of ASX-Compliance (the regulatory arm of the Australian Securities Exchange), a Director of Brisbane Airport Corporation and a Trustee of the Sydney Opera House.
From 2004-2009, Dr Parry had several roles with Macquarie Bank and for the previous 12 years he was the Foundation Executive Chair of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of NSW (IPART), and its predecessor Government Pricing Tribunal. He has been the Head of the School of Economics, University of New South Wales and Dean, Faculty of Commerce, University of Wollongong.
He has extensive experience in corporate governance in the private and government sectors, regulatory and financial experience and substantial exposure to the water and energy industries.
Dr Parry has a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) and Masters of Economics from the University of Sydney and a PhD from the University of London (London School of Economics).
He was awarded an Order of Australia (AM) in 2008.