IHG Appoints New Director

The Ian Harrington Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Lance Balcombe as an independent Director of the Ian Harrington Group, effective 1st January 2020.

Mr Balcombe has over 30 years’ experience in Senior Executive and Board positions within both the private and GBE sectors in Tasmania. Lance is the current CEO of TasNetworks, a position he has held since October 2013.

He previously served at Hydro Tasmania and Incat Tasmania in a number of senior positions including Chief Financial Officer.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Tasmania (UTAS), is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and Graduate of the Stanford Executive Program, and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

In welcoming Mr Balcombe to the IHG Board, IHG Chair Michael Aird said, “Lance is an exceptional business leader with extensive knowledge of the Tasmanian business environment. He enjoys good relationships with Government and a comprehensive understanding of business governance principles. Lance will be a valuable addition to the IHG Board.”

Lance holds a number of professional appointments, including: Director of Energy Networks Australia (ENA) Board, Chair of ENA Transmission Committee, prior Member of Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) Reliability Panel 2016-2018, and Director of Liferaft Systems Australia Pty Ltd.