Management and Ownership

In 2017 Multinet became a part of the Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG).
AGIG is owned by the CK Infrastructure Holdings led consortium and combines the operations of the Dampier Bunbury Pipeline (DBP),
Australian Gas Networks (AGN) and Multinet Gas Networks.

Management Team

Multinet’s management team has extensive experience in the operational, financial, and regulatory aspects of the gas distribution sector.

Ben Wilson (MA Natural Sciences)

Chief Executive Officer

Former Director of Strategy and Regulation, and Chief Financial Officer at UK Power Networks. More than 15 years’ experience in utilities banking across Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

Paul May (B.Acc, CA)

Chief Financial Officer

Chartered Accountant with more than 15 years’ experience in various corporate accounting and financial management roles with ASX-listed companies, including Santos Ltd and Henry Walker Eltin Group Ltd.

Andrew Staniford (M.Ec)

Chief Customer Officer

Some 25 years’ experience in development and application of regulatory arrangements in the energy industry, and extensive experience in commercial management of utilities.

Craig de Laine (B.Econ, P Grad Dip Econ, M Econ)

General Manager Strategy & Regulation

Extensive industry experience, with 15 years’ in utility regulation including previous roles at the Essential Services Commission of South Australia, and the Productivity Commission.

Mark Beech (B.CE, Grad Dip Eng Mgmt)

General Manager, Network Operations

With more than 30 years’ experience in utility operations, Mark oversees the distribution network asset management, from commissioning through to daily operational management.

Roxanne Smith (B.Law (Hon), B.Com)

General Counsel & Company Secretary

Roxanne manages the Legal and Company Secretary Team, overseeing and advising on all legal and governance matters. With 20 years of experience providing legal advice in the utility, natural resources and infrastructure sectors, Roxanne provides strategic legal support to all areas of our business.