Senior Electrical Engineer
Richard is a power systems engineer with more than 25 years of industry experience, including more than five in the renewable energy industry, specialising in renewable system design and the integration of solar PV into electricity networks.
As one of Ekistica’s senior engineers, Richard has played a key role in modelling, design engineering and project managing the integration of PV systems into a variety of electricity networks in Australia, the Pacific and South Asia. These include large commercial-scale systems at airports and tourism ventures, technical assistance for investments in utility-scale renewable generation facilities for a number of development banks; and a wind-farm expansion in South Australia. He has also held roles in energy management, electrical maintenance and asset management, conducted internal audits on UK national grid substations, coordinated maintenance programs on electrical infrastructure, and performed hands-on maintenance of major HV and LV generation and distribution infrastructure, plant equipment and HVAC systems.
Richard’s experience makes him a highly effective design engineer capable of developing innovative and high-quality technical solutions that reflect the needs and interests of all stakeholders, and which respect the importance of people and place.