Introducing Marc

As Chief Executive of Genesis, Marc is responsible for the leadership, strategic direction and management of the company. He is leading Genesis’s transformation from gen-tailer to energy management provider. Marc’s ambition for Genesis is to change the way consumers engage with energy. Achieving this means creating a workplace culture that enables inclusion and equal opportunities for all.

“Genesis is very proud of the fact that our Board has achieved gender parity and that 40 per cent of our senior leaders are women. D&I activities are actively integrated into life at Genesis. We’ve launched mental wellbeing and resilience programmes, new flexi-working and parental leave benefits and our Mind the Gap gender pay parity policy across the past 18 months. Through our partnership with Tupu Toa, we’re supporting next-gen Maori and Pasifika talent build corporate workplace experience,” says Marc. 

“We’re doing this because we need the experience and insights of the best and brightest people to innovate and develop great customer solutions. Our ability to maximise the diversity and talents of all our people is key to our commercial success. Our intellectual capital needs to be as diverse as the communities where we live and work.”

Insights from Marc England
Marc England

Reimagining Diversity at Genesis

Three out of eight of Genesis Energy’s executive leadership team are women but CEO and...

About Genesis Energy 

Genesis is a diversified energy company, selling electricity, natural gas and LPG through its retail brands, Genesis and Energy Online. Genesis produces and trades electricity natural gas, and operates a nationwide LPG distribution network.

Over the past 24 months, Genesis has reimagined how New Zealanders use energy in their homes and businesses. Via app-based technology, it is currently the only New Zealand energy retailer that can help its customers to compare their home’s energy use with others, forecast daily energy use and show how electricity’s being used in their home. 

Currently, Genesis employs just over 1000 people who identify with over 50 different ethnicities. 55 per cent of Genesis’ people are male, and 45 per cent are female.

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