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Appendix E: Executive remuneration disclosure

The categories of officials covered by the disclosure are:

  • key management personnel
  • senior executives, and
  • other highly paid employees, whose total remuneration exceeds the threshold remunerations amount of $225,000 for the reporting period. There were no employees who reached this threshold in 2019–20.

Key management personnel

During the reporting period ended 30 June 2020, the Clean Energy Regulator had 14 executives who met the definition of key management personnel. Their names and length of term as key management personnel are summarised in Table 23 below.

Table 23: Key management personnel, 2019–20

Name

Position

Period in position

David Parker

Chair/Accountable Authority

1 July 2019 – 30 June 2020

Shayleen Thompson

Executive General Manager

1 July 2019 – 30 June 2020

Mark Williamson

Executive General Manager

1 July 2019 – 30 June 2020

Geoffrey Purvis-Smith

General Counsel

1 July 2019 – 30 June 2020

Karen Najjar

Chief Operating Officer

1 July 2019 – 30 June 2020

Virginia Malley

Regulator Member

1 July 2019 – 30 June 2020

Michael D'Ascenzo

Regulator Member

1 July 2019 – 30 June 2020

Anne Brown

Regulator Member

1 July 2019 – 30 June 2020

Peter Davis

Regulator Member

1 July 2019 – 30 June 2020

Mary-Anne Wilson

Acting Executive General Manager

9 March 2020 – 20 March 2020

Sue Knox

Acting Chief Operating Officer

10 March 2020 – 20 March 2020

Rizwan Akhund

Acting General Counsel

8 July 2019 – 2 August 2019

Daniel Bartlett

Acting General Counsel

17 February 2020 – 25 February 2020

Sarah Todd

Acting General Counsel

20 December 2019 – 10 January 2020

In the notes to the financial statements for the period ended 30 June 2020, the we have disclosed key management personnel expenses on an accruals basis (Table 24).

Table 24: Key management personnel remuneration for 2019-20

Note 6.2: Key management personnel remuneration for the reporting period

2020

$

Short-term benefits

Base Salary

1,810,768

Bonus

-

Other benefits and allowances

16,588

Total short-term benefits

1,827,356

Superannuation

275,912

Total post-employment benefits

275,912

Other long-term benefits

Long service leave

121,507

Total other long-term benefits

121,507

Termination benefits

-

Total key management personnel remuneration

2,224,775

This information has been further disaggregated as follows:

Table 25: Total remuneration by key management personnel, 2019–20

Short-term benefits

Post employment benefits

Other long-term benefits

Termination benefits

$

Total remuneration1

$

Name

Position title

Base salary

$

Bonuses

$

Other benefits and allowances including FBT

$

Superannuation contributions

$

Long service leave2

$

David Parker

Chair/Accountable Authority

482,876

-

5,472

71,064

40,823

-

600,235

Shayleen Thompson

Executive General Manager

312,481

-

2,736

54,290

21,279

-

390,786

Mark Williamson

Executive General Manager

303,836

-

2,736

39,663

14,133

-

360,368

Geoffrey Purvis-Smith

General Counsel

231,043

-

2,736

40,839

8,955

-

283,573

Karen Najjar

Chief Operating Officer

222,359

-

2,736

31,906

35,819

-

292,820

Virginia Malley

Regulator Member

55,678

-

-

8,574

-

-

64,252

Michael D’Ascenzo

Regulator Member

55,678

-

-

8,574

-

-

64,252

Anne Brown

Regulator Member

55,678

-

-

8,574

-

-

64,252

Peter Davis

Regulator Member

55,678

-

-

5,429

-

-

61,107

Mary-Anne Wilson

Acting Executive General Manager

7,849

-

90

1,313

571

-

9,823

Sue Knox

Acting Chief Operating Officer

4,718

-

82

903

241

-

5,944

Rizwan Akhund

Acting General Counsel

12,324

-

-

2,211

444

-

14,979

Daniel Bartlett

Acting General Counsel

3,799

-

-

728

93

-

4,620

Sarah Todd

Acting General Counsel

6,771

-

-

1,844

851

-

7,764

Total

1,810,768

-

16,588

275,912

121,507

-

2,224,775

Table 26: Remuneration paid to Senior Executives, 2019–20

Short-term benefits

Post- employment benefits

Other long-term benefits

Average termination benefits
$

Average total remuneration1,2

$

Remuneration band

Number of Senior Executives

Average base salary
$

Average bonuses
$

Average other benefits and allowances
$

Average superannuation contributions
$

Average long service leave
$

$0 - $220,000

7

11,973

-

80

1,521

(4,444)3

-

9,130

$220,001 - $245,000

1

187,717

-

2,183

27,584

24,987

-

242,471

$245,001 - $270,000

1

224,813

-

2,736

35,794

5,889

-

269,232

$270,001 - $295,000

2

217,099

-

2,691

38,504

23,976

-

282,270

$295,001 - $320,000

1

242,249

-

4,324

40,218

10,937

-

297,728

$320,001 - $345,000

2

262,786

-

1,368

38,924

22,988

-

326,066

Total

14