International Power Plant Regional Operations Manager / Plant Manager

Last Updated: 4th July 2017 (over 5 years ago)



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Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level

English, French, Korean, Thai


Seasoned and result-driven Power Generation Leader with comprehensive experience in revenue growth, strategic planning, team leadership, business development, sales, and client service. An intuitive manager committed to providing an exceptional service to customers to ensure profitability, growth, and long-term success.
Demonstrate sound judgment, strong business acumen, and interpersonal skills to address complex challenges. Excellent communicator and presenter with the ability to lead and motivate colleagues at all levels. Apply big picture management skills to implement strategies that drive positive results. Proven history in staff development and supervision, building relationships and managing technical aspects of business.


Robert Kennedy College / University of Cumbria UK
MBA Energy & Sustainability

   Apr 2016
— Current

INSEAD, Fontainbleau, France
International executive Programme

   Nov 2003
— Dec 2003

6 Week higher Management Development Programme

IMechE / IET
Corporate Member

   Jun 1982
— Jul 1982

Achieve Corporate Membership of
Institution of Mechanical Engineers - MIMECHE
Institution of Electrical Engineers - MIEE - later MIET
Chartered Engineer - C.Eng

University of Aston in Birmingham
B Sc Energy Technology (Hons) Upper Second Class Honours Achieved with University Prize

   Sep 1974
— Jun 1978

A programme tailored between the University and CEGB to support development of future power plant managers.
A power engineering sandwich degree specialising in electricity generation with specialisms in Nuclear / Control and Instrumentation / Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.
Non-academic time spent obtaining hands on practical experience at operational coal fired power plant.


Sabbatical focussing on completion of MBA - Energy & Sustainabiliy
On Line MBA Mature Student - University of Cumbria U.K.

   Apr 2016
— Current

This study being conducted in order to formalise my skills and experience with a higher education degree as a natural extension to my first degree (Energy Technology) and to update leading edge knowledge in the fields of sustainability and renewables.

YTL Malaysia (EDL Lebanon)
Plant Manager

   Jul 2014
— Mar 2016

Plant Superintendent (2014 to 2016)
Delivered effective assistance and support to the country manager regarding all plant related techno-commercial operations and maintenance management in order to enhance the plant effectiveness.
• Applied ardent management approach to oversee and monitor site owner relations and all HR activities in a highly politicised, unionised and complex multi-cultural working environment.

Algerian O & M Company (SKT Terga)
Directeur De La Centrale

   Jun 2013
— Jun 2014

Station Manager (2013 to 2014)
Demonstrated expert services as a line manager, held the accountability for organisational profit & loss as well as all plant related techno-commercial operations and maintenance management. Ensured long-lasting owner relations and the gas turbines long term service agreement with ALSTOM.
• Employed broad scope of industry knowledge and experience to streamline head office, human resources, administration, procurement, and all other general liaison activities and functions.

Regional Manager S.E Asia (2005 to 2013)

   Jul 2005
— May 2013

Executed all business activities for development of sales, marketing and technical implementation of projects at site for large power station coal grinding mill improvement projects. Proficiently identified and anticipated growth opportunities for the company across several Asian countries.
• Successfully managed, controlled, and implemented a 1M GBP coal milling plant upgrade project with Castle Peak 2640 MW Coal Power Fired Power Plant in Hong Kong through active management, industry networking and keeping abreast with market trends.

CLP Power International / Asia
S.E. Asia Regional Operations Manager (2001 to 2004)

   Mar 2001
— Aug 2004

Directed and managed power station operations & maintenance performance of generation assets; member & alternate member for several joint venture Boards of Directors; chairman of safety, health & environment international JV committee & lead for IT strategy development for CLP Power International.
• Proactively and diligently carried out a number of O & M due diligence studies in Australia and Taiwan, also negotiated O & M agreement for a 1434MW coal power project in Thailand.
• Functioned within a team, establishing a new JV O & M company for the 1434 MW BLCP coal Power project including seeking Thai Governments Board of Investment approvals as well as developing mobilisation plan and budget.
• Comprehended by managers and identified as a high potential candidate within CLP Power Asia – HR System.

CEGB / Powergen / Powergen International
Earlier Experience

   Sep 1972
— Dec 2000

Vice-President Operations / Station Manager, Bugok 538 MW LNG/Distillate CCGT, J/V-PGI & LG Group, Korea
Regional Operations Manager, PGI Office, Mumbai, India
Station Manager, Paguthan 655 MW Gas / Naphtha CCGT, J/V PGI & Torrent Energy Corporation, India
Engineering Manager, Killingholme 900 MW Gas CCGT
PowerGen National Strategic Spares Engineer, Generation Support Branch (GEC/Alstom/Parsons/Rolls Royce GT Engines)
Senior Engineer Production Planning – managed variance budget revenue and capital 250M & 100M GBP for Large Coal, Gas and Oil Plant.
First Engineer Project Engineering Branch – Large Coal Fired Plant
Second Engineer Mechanical Rugeley Power Station, 1000MW Coal Fired
Third Engineer Electrical Ironbridge Power Station, 1000MW Coal Fired
Third Engineer Development & Project Electrical Aberthaw 1500 MW Coal Fired Power Station
Post Graduate Trainee / Engineering Assistant