About Us

Directors
Francis T Dooley | Chairman

Francis T Dooley | Chairman

A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand who has recently retired from public practice and now acts as a financial consultant. Frank has extensive governance experience and is currently Chairman of Buller Electricity Limited and the O’Conor Home Trust Management Committee. He is also a director of Pulse Energy Limited where he Chairs the Finance and Audit Committee and a director of numerous private companies and an experienced Trustee.

Murray W Frost | Director

Murray W Frost | Director

Murray is a Chartered Professional Engineer and recently retired as Senior Principal with Jacobs Engineering Group. He is Deputy Chair and Chair of the Health and Safety Committee of Buller Electricity  Limited. He is also a recent director of Electricity Ashburton Ltd and Ashburton Contracting Ltd and is a current director of Hunter Downs Water. Murray is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors and has served on over 20 boards.
Shannon Keri Hollis  | Director

Shannon Keri Hollis | Director

Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in 2009 Shannon returned home to Buller where she is now a Senior Associate of the firm Connors Legal. With a passion and commitment for the region Shannon previously served six years as Trustee of the Buller Electric Power Trust, including time as Chair and was also appointed as an Independent Director for Buller Rugby Union in 2022. Shannon prides herself on understanding the region, the economic and geographical challenges and most importantly – the people.

Craig M Scanlon | Director

Craig M Scanlon | Director

Appointed as Chief Executive of Buller Holdings Ltd in 2018. Craig’s role sees him responsible for in excess of 130 employees and maintaining key assets and infrastructure throughout the Buller District. Craig was previously a trustee on the Buller Electric Power Trust – including serving three years as Chairperson.
Craig has been heavily involved in many sporting organizations throughout the district and has represented and coached Buller teams in a number of sports. Craig is extremely passionate about the Buller District and the communities that exist within the area.
Bruce D Gemmell | Director

Bruce D Gemmell | Director

Bruce is a professional director and joins the Board of Buller Electricity Limited as an Independent Director.
As a former Managing Partner of EY and KPMG Christchurch at various times. Bruce has spent a career advising infrastructure companies.
His governance roles (either as a Director or Chair) include the Highlanders Rugby franchise, Orion NZ Limited, Central Plains Water Limited, Lincoln Agritech Limited, Lincoln University, Nexia Limited, Lumin PDF and Planz Consultants Limited.