Trevor James

Published on
1 January 2021

Trevor was appointed a director of Aurora Energy on 25 April 2016. He is Chair of Aurora Energy’s Board Appointments and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Board Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.

Trevor has over 39 years’ experience in the energy industry, having worked for the State Electricity Commission, the State Energy Commission of Western Australia (SECWA) and Western Power where he headed up the Retail division, before transferring to Synergy at disaggregation in 2006.

Trevor has gained a wealth of experience across many areas of the energy industry having held leadership positions in the areas of generation, retailing, wholesale trading, finance, information technology, and human resources.

Trevor is the former Chief Executive Officer of Synergy, WA’s largest energy retailer and is currently Managing Director of Turnkey Energy Solution which is backed by a major Chinese company providing innovative renewable energy solutions to its customers.

Trevor is Chairman of the GTE Group who provides electrical engineering services to the mining industry and he sits on the AEMO WA Gas Compliance Panel. He is also a member of the Central Queensland University’s MBA (Leadership) Professional Reference Group and Central Queensland University MBA (Leadership) Industry Review Panel.

Trevor holds a Bachelor of Business, is a Fellow of CPA Australia and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.