APA Group (APA) is pleased to announce Julian Peck has been appointed APA’s Group Executive Strategy and Commercial. In this role, Julian will provide the leadership and direction that will ensure APA has a portfolio of assets and growth opportunities aligned to our strategy. Julian will start at APA on or around 1 September 2020.

As Group Executive Strategy and Commercial, Julian will be responsible for delivering a single APA customer experience, all business development and commercial contracting activities, co-ordination of corporate strategy development, as well as undertaking corporate development and merger and acquisition activities.

Julian has spent much of his career in investment banking, specialising in the infrastructure, utility and power sectors. Julian will join APA from Morgan Stanley, where he was co-head of its Australian investment banking business. Julian is well-known to APA, having advised and supported APA through many significant transactions and capital raisings, including the original IPO of APA in 2000.

“I’m pleased to announce Julian has been appointed APA’s Group Executive Strategy and Commercial,” said APA Group CEO and Managing Director Rob Wheals. “Julian’s wealth of knowledge and experience makes him the ideal candidate to lead APA’s approach to identify and capture future growth opportunities, as we move into our third decade as a major Australian energy infrastructure business.”