Hamish Norris

Hamish Norris

Senior Project Manager

Hamish is an experienced community development technologist with close to five years of field experience in Africa managing a range of renewable energy and waste-to-energy projects, mainly in the industry and agriculture sectors; as well as solar-powered irrigation and water filtration for remote forestry plantations. Hamish has also held the role of operations manager for a remote island eco-tourism resort in east Africa, which involved maintaining and building the island's infrastructure, implementing hybrid diesel/solar generation and desalination plants, road maintenance and small construction projects, as well as managing relationships with local communities on the island. Hamish has also worked in the UK’s clean energy sector in London with experience in consulting and business development, and in the waste management sector in Melbourne.

With Ekistica, Hamish provides advisory and project delivery services to clients that include commonwealth government departments and community-sector organisations, for a number of remote area service delivery and infrastructure projects. This includes leading a nationwide Community WiFi program aimed at delivering improved communications infrastructure to remote Indigenous communities across NT, WA, QLD, SA and NSW.