Executive team

Tammy Chu (1)

Tammy Chu
Managing Director

Tammy was appointed as Managing Director for Entura in 2011. She is responsible for Entura’s business strategy, performance and services to clients, and is part of Hydro Tasmania’s Leadership Group. Tammy joined the business in 2000 and has held a range of positions at Entura, from Technical Professional to Project Manager, Business Development Manager and Water and Environment Group Manager.

She has extensive managerial and business development experience in the consulting engineering industry within Australia and internationally, focusing on business strategy, change and transformation, international sales, culture, and profit and revenue growth.

As a civil engineer, Tammy specialised in the design and construction of mini-hydro and hydropower systems, project management, hydropower investigations, prefeasibility and feasibility studies, environmental assessments and approvals, resource investigations and resource water management.

Tammy is the Vice President of the Board of the International Hydropower Association and sits on the Civil College Board of Engineers Australia. She was the first female and now past president of the Tasmanian Division of Engineers Australia, and is an Engineers Australia National Congress representative. She is currently the Chair of Entura Hydro Tasmania India Pty Ltd.

An active member of the engineering community, Tammy publishes papers on a range of subjects, and presents at conferences regularly. She has also spent time on national and international steering committees in both the water and energy sectors, which further expanded her understanding and knowledge of world’s best practice.    

Tammy holds a Master of Business and Administration from Chifley Business School, is a Fellow of Engineers Australia and International Hydropower Association, and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Angus Swindon (2)

Angus Swindon
Director, Power and Water

Angus joined Entura in 2000. Since then, he has worked in a number of areas in the business including consulting, operations and asset management.

He has more than 25 years’ experience in the water industry in Australia, having worked as a consultant, owner and project manager. His expertise spans water storage and supply infrastructure, particularly in dams engineering and management for hydropower, irrigation and potable use.

As a member of the Executive Team, he leads our power and water consulting operations and plays a broader leadership role within the executive team to drive cultural change and lift performance across Entura.

Angus holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Melbourne, a Master of Business Administration from Deakin University, and as is a former Secretary of ANCOLD.


Dale Bryce
Director, Delivery and Commercial

Dale joined Entura in 2014. As a member of the Executive Team he focuses on commercial project delivery for the benefit of all stakeholders, especially our clients, people and partners.

Leading the Delivery and Commercial team, he aims to improve efficiency and effectiveness in project management, leading a team of specialist project managers and developing project management systems and capability across the business with particular attention paid to work in progress and projects of significance.

Previously, he led Entura’s strategy development and achievement and the corporate marketing and national sales functions, taking a particular interest in the Australian renewable energy sector, including utility-scale solar farms, wind farms, pumped hydro and battery energy storage projects.

He has more than 25 years’ experience across professional services, consulting, infrastructure and government, in Australia and Asia. He has previously worked with Jacobs, King & Wood Mallesons, the Port of Melbourne Corporation and Lloyd’s Register.

He has advised on leadership culture and customer-centricity and is a champion of design thinking and human-centred design.

Dale is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a past president of ICON (formerly APSMA), a not-for-profit association.

 james mason-smallerJames Mason
Director, International Business

James joined the business in 2003. His focus is to grow Entura’s international business and develop a diversified client base of key relationship accounts. James manages the new market entry, key account framework, strategic partners, strategic pursuits, market intelligence, bidding and delivery associated with international clients.

James has more than 25 years of experience in engineering and consulting across many industries and countries, successfully developing and implementing clients’ business strategies through projects and programs. He has worked with clients throughout South-East Asia and the Pacific, supporting them to achieve their strategic goals. His experience spans diverse industries in Australia and internationally, including the built environment, infrastructure, micro-electronics and renewable energy.

James is the Project Director for the majority of Entura’s renewable projects in South-East Asia and the Pacific and has been instrumental in Entura’s engagement in locations including the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Mekong, Papua New Guinea, Cook Islands, Micronesia, Tonga, Samoa and Tuvalu.

Having lived and worked in Singapore, Shanghai and Malaysia, James is familiar with the issues facing emerging renewable technologies in the region.

James holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree (Mech/Elec) and an Advanced Diploma in Project Management.

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Amanda Ashworth
Director, Customer Strategy and Market Development

Amanda joined Entura in 2000.

As a member of the Executive Team, she leads Entura’s strategy development and achievement and the corporate marketing and national sales functions. She also manages the Entura clean energy and water institute.  

Amanda has 25 years’ experience in multi-disciplinary research and practice on a wide range of environmental, social and economic topics. She has considerable experience in managing complex environmental approvals for large infrastructure projects and in developing strategies and plans and evaluating their success. Amanda has also been involved in project direction of major engineering projects.

Amanda holds a PhD, Graduate Diploma in Environmental Studies and Bachelor of Arts. She has spoken at numerous international conferences and is the author of several peer-reviewed papers.