Executive Leadership Team

Grady Cameron BE, MEM

Chief Executive

Grady was appointed Chief Executive Officer in January 2009. His career has been closely associated with the heavy engineering and infrastructure industries, predominantly around the electricity generation and rail transport sectors in New Zealand, France and United Kingdom. His experience includes Executive General Manager Transfield (Generation and Industrial).

Gary Dixon BCom, CA

Chief Financial Officer and General Manager Finance and Systems

Gary joined Delta in October 2011. He is responsible for the finance, accounting, administration and information systems services of Delta. A Chartered Accountant, Gary has previously held a number of senior management and business service roles in the commercial and financial sectors.  He began his career with Westpac and was Chief Financial Officer of the Mainland Poultry Group for 12 years prior to joining Delta.

Kewal Bagal BEE

General Manager Energy and Communication

Kewal joined Delta in November 2010. He is responsible for Delta’s delivery of infrastructure services to the energy and communications sectors, including electricity and gas distribution, transmission and generation, retailer services and next generation fibre optic networks. Kewal has experience in leading and managing infrastructure services businesses in both the telecommunications and energy sectors in New Zealand, Australia, and Asia with Transpower, Powermark, Alstom, Telecom and Downer. He leads a highly skilled team of 300 people.

Matt Ballard MBA, MIndRel

General Manager Capability and Risk

Matt joined Delta in January 2014. He is responsible for overall development of Delta’s organisational capability, risk management, health and safety, human resources, strategy, marketing and communications functions. He has had broad experience in safety and operational risk, change management, employment relations and general management. Previous roles include General Manager Safety & People at KiwiRail and senior international roles with BHP Billiton and Royal/Dutch Shell Group.

Derek Todd BE (Hons), BBS, DipBusAdmin (Mgmt)

General Manager Asset Management

Derek joined Delta in February 2014 and leads Delta’s asset management services, primarily for the Aurora Energy electricity distribution network in Dunedin and Central Otago. Derek has over 27 years’ experience in the electricity sector in Australasia, the United Kingdom and South East Asia, specialising in asset management. He has held senior management and engineering roles within both multinational electrical equipment suppliers and electricity distribution companies. Previous experience includes seven years as General Manager (Network) at electricity distribution business Counties Power. He has consulted to local companies, governments and development agencies.