Fraser Whineray

Fraser Whineray  CEO MercurySince taking up the role of Chief Executive in September 2014, Fraser Whineray has been described as one of the forward-thinkers in the New Zealand energy sector. His customer-first focus, promotion of electricity as the ‘home-grown’ transport fuel, and advocacy for ‘real’ sustainability and ‘energy freedom’ has helped re-define Mercury.  Fraser has delivered key strategic milestones including customer growth through the successful Mercury brand launch, customer-led technology innovations, reinvestment in core hydro and geothermal renewables, the development of meaningful partnerships across sectors and the acquisition and growth of a leading solar and battery storage company.

Before joining Mercury, in 2008 Fraser held senior roles in the dairy, forestry and finance sectors.