Doug is currently serving as the CIGRE NZ National Committee Chair. Doug delivers Vector’s Capital Investment customer and business‑centric business cases, asset strategies, asset management planning and capital expenditure justifications, and engineering scoping for power system and new technology solutions and maintenance standards. He is a strong advocate of risk-based safety in design and customer‑centric energy solutions.
Working as a senior consultant for Parsons Brinkerhoff he won and delivered fast-track design projects for Transpower, and as Vector’s Network Projects Manager, and then Engineering Manager, delivered $100M p.a. performance-based Capex and Opex programmes. Doug is also active within the CIGRE Australia Substations B3 Panel, and the NZ Construction Clients Group and its Safety in Design standards workgroup.