Company Announcement: Welcome to Mark Johnson AO

1 September 2020 – The Directors at EcoJoule Energy are privileged to welcome Mark Johnson AO as the newest investor and shareholder in the Company.

In a joint statement EcoJoule Directors Mike Wishart and Tony Ferguson said, “Mark has had a distinguished career and has been a respected leader in Australian business. He has had a long association with the energy industry – more than 20 years as a director of AGL, including six as Chairman, and has been Chairman of Alinta Energy since 2010. We at Ecojoule Energy are delighted to have the opportunity to benefit from Mark’s considerable insight into the energy industry and his extensive experience in guiding successful outcomes for business.” 

Mark is Chairman of Alinta Energy and Dateline Resources. He is a Senior Advisor to Gresham Partners and Advisor to Bank of Tokyo Mitsubish MUFG in Australia. He has spent more than 50 years in banking and corporate finance and retired as Deputy Chairman of Macquarie Bank in 2007 and as Chairman of Macquarie Infrastructure Group in 2010. He has also served as a Chairman of AGL Energy and Guinness Peat Group and as a Director Pioneer International, Sydney Futures Exchange, Santos and Westfield Holdings.

He has recently retired from the Advisory Board of the APEC Study Centre at RMIT University, the Board of Governors of the Institute for International Trade at the University of Adelaide, the Board of Directors of Asialink and the Advisory Council of SMART Infrastructure Facility at the University of Wollongong.

Mark was awarded the Order of Australia (AO) in 2010 and is a Commander of the Order of the Crown (Tonga) and a Life Governor of the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) from the University of Melbourne, and an MBA from Harvard. He is a Fellow of the AICD.

Mark’s appreciation of innovation and entrepreneurialism in business provided the perfect platform for his interest in EcoJoule Energy. EcoJoule Energy’s business relies on creating innovative products to build the energy generation network of the future.