Phaedra Deckart was announced as the CEO of Tas Gas on October 12, having served previously as a senior executive at AGL and Santos.
With more than 20 years’ experience in domestic and global markets, Phaedra is one of Australia’s strongest advocates for the role gas plays in the energy transition.
She began her career in law, before moving into the business side of oil and gas.
At AGL, Phaedra managed the sourcing and origination of gas, power and coal deals while navigating the transition to firmed renewables.
She played a lead role in the company’s LNG import project.
During her years at Santos, she held commercial, corporate, gas and LNG marketing positions.
Phaedra is the first female CEO of Tas Gas and is a vocal advocate for women in leadership.
A mother of two, Phaedra believes workplaces should acknowledge the important role of family, with work and life not in balance, but in harmony.
Tas Gas is the network distributor and the largest retailer of gas in Tasmania. It is currently examining the role hydrogen could play in the state’s energy mix.
Phaedra is a board member of the Australian Gas Industry Trust.