Information Exchange Committee

11/05/2022
MarketNational Electricity Market Meetings

Information Exchange Committee – Member Appointment  

Purpose  

AEMO has closed the voting for the IEC elected Metering member with Ms Carly Irving (Yurika) being successful for the period starting immediately and continuing to 31 August 2024. This concludes the IEC election process. The table below represents the members of the IEC as a result of the IEC election process: 

Member category

IEC members nominated

Appointment period

Chair

Mr John Pittard – AEMO director

12 months

1 Mar 21 – 1 Mar 22   

Distributor 

Mr Luke Jenner (COO of Essential Energy)

2 years

1 Sept 22 – 31 Aug 24

Retailer

Ms Stefanie Monaco (Red/Lumo)

2 years

1 Sept 22 – 31 Aug 24

Metering

Ms Carly Irving (Yurika

2 years 2 months

4 May – 31 Aug 24

Energy Consumer

Brian Spak (Energy Consumers Australia)

12 Months

1 March 22 - 28 Feb 23

Discretionary (retail)

Mr Peter Van Loon (Telstra Energy)

12 Months

1 March 22 - 28 Feb 23

Discretionary (embedded networks)

Mr Marco Bogaers (Executive Director, Metropolis)

12 Months

1 Mar 22 - 28 Feb 23

Discretionary (distributor)

Vacant

12 Months

1 Mar 22 - 28 Feb 23

Background  

The terms of IEC elected members Mr Peter Price (Executive General Manager, Energy Queensland) distribution member and Mr David Markham (Corporate Affairs, Australia Energy Council) retailer member are due to conclude on 31 August 2022 with the Metering Member vacant.  

In light of this, AEMO sought member nominations for the following member categories:  

  • Retail member for a 2-year appointment period commencing 1 September 2022.  
  • Metering member for an appointment period commencing from the end of this nomination/election process through to 31 August 2022.  
  • Metering member for a 2-year appointment period commencing 1 September 2022.  
  • Distribution network service provider member for a 2-year appointment period commencing 1 September 2022. 

In accordance with the National Electricity Rules and IEC election procedures, AEMO called for nominations on 17 February 2022 and closed nominations on 31 March 2022. The distribution member category received a single nomination, the retailer member category received one nomination to the AEMO request following the AEC’s nomination and election process, with two nominations received for the Metering Member. An election for the Metering member was called on 14 April 2022 and closed on 3 May 2022.

General

The IEC is a statutory body established under the National Electricity Rules responsible for developing and making recommendations on changing B2B Procedures. The role and responsibilities of the IEC are defined by the Rules, the IEC Operating Manual, and the IEC Election Procedures.

In completing its statutory role in relation to managing the ongoing development of B2B Procedures and any changes to them, the IEC:

  1. Makes recommendations on B2B Procedure changes and oversees the consultation process.
  2. In conjunction with AEMO, considers implications of potential policy changes which may affect B2B Procedures.
  3. Identifies B2B Procedure continuous improvement opportunities.
  4. In conjunction with AEMO, monitors and contributes to B2B Procedure delivery management and prioritisation.

The IEC has established and works closely with the B2B Working Group to undertake a range of investigations with industry input on its behalf. The IEC provides specific directions to the B2B Working Group in relation to the scope of activities and timelines that it requires for each matter it refers to the working group. Information on the B2B Working Group can be found here.

IEC register of members

The table below presents the members of the IEC. 

Member category

IEC members nominated

Appointment period

Chair

Mr John Pittard – AEMO director

12 months
1 Mar 21 – 1 Mar 22           

Distributor

Mr Peter Price (Executive General Manager, EnergyQueensland)

2 years
1 Sept 20 – 31 Aug 22

Retailer

Mr David Markham (Corporate Affairs, Australia Energy Council)

2 years
1 Sept 20 – 31 Aug 22

Metering

Ms Carly Irving (Executive General Manager, Yurika)         

2 years 2 months

4 May 22 - 31 Aug 24

Energy Consumer

Mr Brian Spak (Director, Energy Consumers Australia)

12 months
1 Mar 22 - 28 Feb 23           

Discretionary (retail)

Mr Peter Van Loon (Telstra Energy)

12 months
1 Mar 22 – 28 Feb 23

Discretionary (Embedded networks)

Mr Marco Bogaers (Executive Director, Metropolis)

12 months
1 Mar 22 – 28 Feb 23

Discretionary (distributor)

Vacant            

B2B Changes

The process for making changes to B2B Procedures is outlined in the B2B Change Process:

Participants who want to identify a prospective change to B2B Procedures should submit an Issue / Change Form (ICF) to iec@aemo.com.au using the template below.

As the B2B Procedures evolve through multiple industry consultations, AEMO has developed a document containing version history tables to enable parties to understand which version relates to each change.

Records of IEC meetings

Records of IEC meetings prior to July 2016 have been archived. To access these records please contact: iec@aemo.com.au.

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