Megan Houghton


Megan Houghton
CEW Member

Executive General Manager Energy Solutions
ERM Power Limited

Megan Houghton has 20 years’ experience in CEO, senior executive, management consultant and public service roles working across utilities, sustainability, major events and small business for both private and public sector organisations. Megan also has over seven years’ experience as a Non-Executive Director on including chairing several Board committees for companies including Urbis, Unity Water, Tourism and Events Queensland and GOLDOC, the Organising Committee for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Megan is currently Executive General Manager Energy Solutions at ERM Power Ltd, which has approximately 20% of the national energy market. In her previous role, Megan was the Director General of the Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games with the Queensland Government where she had portfolio management and financial and operational assurance responsibility for the delivery of the Queensland Government’s $1.5B investment in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and $400m programs and management across the other portfolios of tourism, major events and small business.

Megan’s former roles have also included CEO of CitySmart Pty Limited - a start-up Brisbane City Council owned corporation, Managing Director of HEC Consulting and Director, GM Strategy and M&A roles in multiple energy companies and Director in Corporate Finance and Strategy with PwC Australia.

Megan has a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) and a Bachelor of Commerce both from the University of Queensland. Megan has completed the AICD’s Mastering the Boardroom course, studied Sustaining Competitive Advantage at Harvard Business School and has been recognised as 2014 Banksia CEO of the Year Finalist, 2011 Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence and the 2010 Queensland Telstra Business Woman of the Year.

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