Mr Barbour is the Chief Executive of Powerco. He is responsible for leading the business to deliver on all customer, financial and operational targets.
He joined Powerco in October 2002 and since then has been in executive management positions, including General Manager Electricity. He was appointed Chief Executive in October 2011. He is a board member of the New Zealand Electricity Networks Association and the Gas Industry Company.
Mr Barbour has an economics and legal background and has previously held roles with Transpower and the Bank of New Zealand.