“As an Electricity Lines Business, we are entering an unprecedented phase of network growth and expansion. Our challenge within the Network Group is to successfully manage the long term sustainability of our existing asset base alongside the integration of future network development, all within a tightly controlled regulatory framework. We will achieve this by streamlining our asset management processes, allowing us to optimise resources, expenditure and new technology, whilst maximising the return to our shareholders.”
Keith is a Chartered Engineer with over 20 years experience in the Distribution industry within New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Keith holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree and a Master of Engineering Degree.
Keith began his career in the UK as an apprentice linesman and quickly progressed into engineering, providing project management consultancy for a number of UK Regional Electricity Companies on major infrastructure projects. Keith has also worked for the Manx Electricity Authority as an Operational Engineer responsible for the Isle of Man’s Overhead Line network and resources.
Keith moved to New Zealand in 2005 and has since worked in both engineering and consultancy roles within several Electricity Lines Businesses. Keith is an active promoter of advanced Asset Management practices, and has lectured at a number of industry and local government seminars on International Best Practice. Keith joined Top Energy in 2008
In his leisure time, Keith enjoys Cricket, Rugby and Fishing.