About us

We provide independent advice on complex economic and regulatory issues, and propose policy reforms to drive economic growth, lift productivity and improve living standards across Queensland.

Kim Wood BEng, MBA, FIEAust

Kim Wood
Principal Commissioner

Kim joined the Commission as inaugural Principal Commissioner in October 2015. He has extensive operating experience as a CEO of both regulated utilities and commercial trading entities. His experience has been gained in a range of diverse businesses that include all aspects of the electricity and water utility value chain, telecommunications and manufacturing. He has worked in Victoria, New South Wales, the Northern Territory and Queensland.

His responsibilities have included both New Zealand and South East Asia. Along the way, he has tackled both start-ups and business recoveries. He has worked under business ownership models that include government, Australian Stock Exchange listed, and US & UK based multinational proprietors. Kim is an experienced board member, who has also served on not for profit boards.

Kim has a strong interest in leadership, business transformation, strategy development and regulated businesses. He is a regular speaker at industry events and maintains a strong interest in Australia’s utility
sector. Kim began his career with the Victorian State Electricity Commission. He is a qualified engineer with post graduate qualifications in business administration. He wants to help to make a difference.