Jerry Maycock

Director and Chair

Chair B.Eng Mech (1st Hons), FAICD, FEngNZ


Jerry Maycock was appointed as Chair of Transgrid on 22 February 2018 and is the Acting Chair of the People and Performance Committee.. He has spent more than 35 years in business leadership roles and, as a senior executive, has worked principally in the building and construction materials industries.

Having begun his career with Shell Oil in the UK and then New Zealand, he held a number of senior management positions in Australia, principally with Swiss-based construction materials multinational group Holcim Ltd over a 20 year period. Subsequently he held several other senior management positions, the last being Managing Director and CEO of CSR Ltd.


He was formerly a director of Nuplex Ltd, Chairman of AGL Energy Ltd, Chairman of Arrium Ltd and Chairman of The Port of Brisbane. He is a director of the children’s education charity The Smith Family.