Professional Development and Tech Training Day Speakers
CEO and Chair SEANZ
Brendan is an independent director and chair of SEANZ. With a background in governance, senior management and strategic planning, Brendan has held CEO and director roles in imaging solutions, IT and content management businesses as well as his own consulting practice specialising in industry and sector transformation and change and resulting new business models. His passion lies with SEANZ and the outcomes it seeks based on the expected exponential industry development to help drive the low carbon economy.
WITT Te Pukenga
Principal and director of Southern Solar & Automation, Tim Francis has a 27 year background as an electrician, initially specialising in industrial control systems then spending the last 15 years in the Renewable Energy field as a designer / installer of both grid-connected and stand-alone PV & storage systems. Prior to moving to New Zealand in 2019 he had also been engaged as a trainer in both subjects at both TAFE NSW and GSES Australia . Over the last year he has been the primary PV course trainer for WITT/NZHIT at their New Plymouth training centre. Tim has Advanced Diplomas in Electrical Engineering (Control) and Renewable Energy and held CEC Accreditation as a Designer and Installer for both grid-connected PV and stand-alone power systems with both micro-hydro and small wind endorsements.
CEO Roofing Association New Zealand
Principal, Hoskins Energy Systems & SEANZ Director
Principal of Hoskins Energy Systems, Greg is a practitioner of designing and installing solar PV and storage systems - grid connected and off-grid. With 35 years in the field, Greg is the industry's technical go to man. Greg serves on other industry boards and is a member of the AUS NZ EL-042 Standards Committee - Renewable Energy Systems of Standards. Greg will be part of the Installer panel discussion.