As General Manager Renewables of Palisade Integrated Management Services (PIMS), Steve is responsible for optimizing the safe, efficient and reliable operation and maintenance of Palisade’s portfolio of renewable assets. Steve brings a wealth of experience in the management of assets to optimize their whole of life performance.
In his career in the generation sector Steve has taken a lead role in the development of systems, processes and standards to ensure that improved asset performance is achieved without compromising the environment or the safety of personnel. He has considerable experience in the integration and dis-aggregation of assets and is experienced in the development and maintenance of Quality, Health & Safety, Environmental, Asset and Electrical Management Systems. He has led the development of Quality Management Systems for a number of power stations, together with local and internationally applied audit protocols and commercial risk analysis and mitigation processes. He has a proven ability in the management of projects and in the leadership of energy assets.
Steve has 40+ years of experience working within the energy sector, and most recently was responsible for the management of the Iona underground gas storage plant and for the integration and management of Waterloo and Cathedral Rocks windfarms. Steve is an electrical engineer and a chartered member of Engineers Australia.