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Director | Principal Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer


Rob is GPA’s Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering Manager and the Industry Leader for Renewable and Microgrid, as well as Power Transmission and Distribution.

Rob is an engineering executive and company director with extensive experience across both the technical and executive sides of GPA’s business. With over 20 years’ experience, Rob leads GPA’s instrumentation, controls, and electrical departments, managing teams of engineers and overseeing project governance. Rob is a Chartered Professional Engineer, Engineers Australia Fellow, Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland, and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Rob has more than 20 years’ experience across a range of industries including renewables, minerals processing, power transmission and distribution, oil and gas production, water, general process industries and building services. Rob’s experience covers HV and LV electrical distribution systems, process control systems, instrumentation, hazardous areas and ex equipment, software configuration and systems integration of PLC, DCS, RTU and SCADA systems.

He has extensive experience in solar, wind, hydrogen, waste to energy, battery energy systems, as well as traditional gas, diesel and hybrid power systems. His expertise includes engineering design, FEED, concept and feasibility studies, cost estimating, construction management, commissioning management, project management as well as portfolio project and programme management.

  • Areas of expertise
    • Renewable Energy and Microgrid
    • Conventional Power Generation
    • Hydrogen, Biofuels and Waste to Energy
    • Energy Efficiency
    • Power Engineering
    • Controls and Instrumentation Engineering
    • Engineering Management
    • Project Management

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GPA are dedicated to career development and progression with industry specific training, offering the ability to expand your knowledge and experience, working closely with seasoned industry professionals. Our collaborative culture fosters excellence in engineering, sharing individuals expertise in a team based professional environment.

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