Chief Executive Officer
Meridian Energy and Powershop
Jason Stein brings a sharp customer focus and considerable commercial experience to his new role as Chief Executive Meridian Energy and Powershop Australia.
Legally trained, Jason spent some of his early career in New Zealand and London practicing law, including as a Vice President at Merrill Lynch. After returning to his New Zealand home, Jason moved into the energy sector, including at Auckland lines company Vector, and then to New Zealand’s largest listed electricity company - Meridian Energy.
Jason has led teams across a variety of functions at Meridian for almost 12 years including General Counsel, Company Secretary, Sustainability and External Relations functions. He has also been a director of Meridian subsidiaries - Dam Safety Intelligence and Flux Federation, the company’s software development arm. He was also part of the core team that successfully listed Meridian Energy, New Zealand’s largest IPO. Most recently Jason acted as Chief Customer Officer for the Meridian Group, which includes accountability for Meridian’s retail brand and its subsidiary Powershop NZ.
Jason has relocated from Wellington to Melbourne with his wife and three children.