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

Prior to joining Firstgas Group, 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, leading the Shell business in New Zealand, immediately prior to its divestment. Iwan has degrees in Chemistry, BSc(Hons), and Corrosion Engineering, MSc, from UMIST, Manchester and a MBA from Massey University, New Zealand. Iwan is also a Director of Liquigas Ltd.

Iwan lives in Taranaki with his wife and two children and enjoys snow sports, mountain biking and running.