Iwan joined First Gas in January 2019 as Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for the safe operation and performance of the First Gas transmission, distribution and gas storage businesses.

Iwan has degrees in Chemistry, BSc(Hons), and Corrosion Engineering, MSc, from UMIST, Manchester and a MBA from Massey University, New Zealand. Prior to joining First Gas Iwan spent more than 20 years with Royal Dutch Shell in a variety of engineering, operations and asset management, SAP implementation and continuous improvement roles in New Zealand and Europe. Most recently he was acting VP NZ, leading the Shell business in New Zealand immediately prior to divestment.

Iwan is married with two children and enjoys snow sports, mountain biking and running.