Simon Harvey

Simon is a registered Electrician (E258330) and has been employed with ElectroNet since 2007

Simons experience is based in large commercial and industrial electrical installations as well as fibre networks. He was involved in the successful delivery of the Chorus Ultra-fast broadband network rollout for Greymouth.

With good technical knowledge and a strong focus on health and safety he is able to assist both supervisors and field staff in delivering a successful project.

Andre Manton

Andre is the latest member to the Project Team and brings a wealth of knowledge to the company. Andre brings 20 years of substation work experience which includes station switching, fault finding, station maintenance to new installations.

In his role as a Project Manager, Andre brings an ability to assist others involved in the successful delivery of the project.

In recent years Andre has been involved in:

Gary Williams

Gary is employed at Electronet as the Network Manager - SCADA & Communications, a positon he has held since 2003.  He has a long history with Westpower dating back to 1984 when he was first employed as an Engineer Cadet.  Gary’s current role includes carrying out strategic planning for SCADA assets, along with managing the capital and maintenance works on Westpower’s Communications network and SCADA equipment. 

His areas of expertise include:

Terry Hughes

Terry is employed at ElectroNet as the Network Manager for Westpower Lines, a position he has held since 2003. He has a long history with Westpower dating back to 1981 when he was first employed as an Assistant Lines Surveyor and has since held several roles including Line Mechanic, IT Technician and Asset Administrator administering Westpower assets.

Terry’s current role as Network Manager - Lines has him managing lines related assets and associated processes.

This includes the management of:

Cosmin Cosma

Cosmin is an experienced design engineer who has been responsible for the design and technical performance of high voltage substations up to and including 220 kV.

He is skilled in transmission protection scheme design and settings calculations and is regularly called upon to carry out post fault analysis and to determine optimum remedial action responses. In addition, he is familiar with all aspects of substation design including primary plant, earthing, switchgear specification along with secondary system design.

Andrew Bone

Andrew’s electrical career commenced as an Apprentice Electrician in 1980.  Andrew is now a registered Electrical Inspector and has over 30 years of High Voltage Experience.  He currently holds the position with ElectroNet Services as Projects Supervisor.

Andrew has vast experience organizing, planning, constructing and managing high voltage electrical projects and installations.  He has led his Electrical Fitter team through many successful projects both for Westpower and also external clients including Trustpower, Todd Energy, Transpower and Westland Milk Products.

Louisa Belcher

Louisa has been employed in the transmission electricity industry for almost 20 years – 3 of these as a Project Manager.  Her primary function is to manage ETL projects from tender stage through to project completion, in compliance with ETL standards and polices and customer expectations. 

Tricia Rands

Tricia Rands is the Westpower/ElectroNet Group Finance Manager, with overall responsibility for the processing and management of Westpower and ElectroNet Group accounts.  Tricia’s previous experience in the public sector, working for the Buller District Council, and prior to this as an Auditor for Audit New Zealand, has provided her with a wide and diverse range of skills.  Tricia has been with the company since 2007 and during this time has introduced many systems and processes to contribute toward financial reporting excellence.

Kent Martin

Kent has vast experience with the Westpower Network, and provides a line design, build and maintenance capability that is second to none. Kent and his team work closely with new and existing customers to ensure that network extensions are built in the most cost effective manner, and that the final result offers the optimum solution. Kent is also involved in the management of ElectroNet Transmission Limited.


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