Key People

IMG_9114-150x150Richard Twisk, CEO

Richard has 39 years electrical industry experience, in customer service, design, project management and construction. Richard is a qualified electrical contractor with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, a Masters of Business Administration and a Company Director diploma.

WadeTeasdale-150x150Wade Teasdale, Customer Projects Manager

Wade joined UCS in 2010 and manages design and project management services. Wade has over 25 years’ experience in in the Victorian electricity network industry and a diploma in Electrical Engineering from Federation University.

SamTowan-150x150Sam Towan, Business Development Manager

Sam joined UCS in 2006, and is a qualified Cable Jointer undertaking Bachelor of Business degree course. Sam understands the land developer’s business and the electrical network construction industry.

JoelTurvey-150x150Joel Turvey, Construction Manager

Joel has over 27 years’ power industry experience and joined UCS in 1999. He manages our field operations, ensuring projects are completed on time and budget. He is qualified in overhead and underground customer electricity assets and underground cable systems.

PeteMcKay-1-150x150Peter McKay, Senior Project Manager

Peter joined UCS in 2007 and provides design and project management services in the Powercor region. He has over 25 years’ experience in design and project management of electricity network construction and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering.

NickSmith-150x150Nick Smith, Business Systems Manager

Nick modernises and integrates the UCS IT systems to allow for scale and to generate efficiencies. For over 12 years, he has managed and implemented business IT systems and infrastructure. Nick has Bachelor Degrees in Accountancy and Marketing.

SimonBoyer-1-150x150Simon Boyer, Work Planning Manager

Simon has over 25 years of power industry experience and is qualified in overhead and underground customer electricity assets and cable systems. At UCS, he plans and schedules network tie-ins for new underground cable systems to ensure safe and timely connections.

I have always found UCS technical and project management staff to be responsive and very professional in their dealings with AusNet Services.

Their back office support is second to none and can always be relied on to tell you exactly where your project is at any time in the construction phase.

UCS engineers and project managers go out of their way to help network companies like AusNet Services meet the expectations of their clients.

Andrew Webber

Design Team Leader, AusNet Services