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Entura appoints Business Development Manager, Power

January 18, 2016

Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has appointed Akhil Pai to the role of Business Development Manager, Power.

Based in Melbourne, Victoria, Mr Pai will focus on partnering with clients in the power sector in mainland Australia.

“I am delighted to welcome Akhil to Entura,” said Entura’s Director, Customer Strategy and Market Development, Dale Bryce. “Akhil brings a wealth of technical and business development experience to the firm and I’m confident that he’ll also bring proactivity and a partnership approach to our client engagement in Australia.”

Akhil has a degree in electrical engineering and more than 15 years’ international experience in the power infrastructure sector. His experience spans most aspects of power engineering including transmission and distribution, project management of electrical turnkey solution for power infrastructure with a focus on renewable energy, in addition to sales, business development and key account management.

Prior to joining Entura, Akhil worked for Siemens’ electrical and automation solutions business in Mumbai, India, as Head of Regional Sales and Senior Manager, Power Solutions. He previously worked at TATA Power as Project Engineer in the utility’s transmission and distribution business, and as a senior executive.

“I am looking forward to partnering with new and existing clients across Australia to deliver solutions across the whole lifecycle of power assets, helping them to manage risks and achieve valued outcomes,” said Mr Pai.

As part of Hydro Tasmania, Australia’s largest renewable energy producer, Entura is backed by more than 100 years of planning, building, managing and maintaining power assets.

The firm works with customers across the Asia-Pacific region and Africa delivering practical and effective solutions, from power asset strategy, planning and development to operations, maintenance and decommissioning. In Australia, Entura’s clients include renewable energy developers and asset owners, network operators and government agencies.