Dr Julian Elder, Chief Executive WEL Networks Ltd

Julian completed a PhD in electrical engineering in the areas of Low Cost Power Generating Technologies. Immediately prior to joining WEL he was the Chief Engineer for Watercare Services Limited in Auckland for two years and prior to that the Asia Pacific Manager for CH2M HILL, a global infra-structure consulting, construction and operations company. Prior to this Julian has had a very active 20 years with a range of consulting firms, designing and managing hydro and other generation projects; 110kV and other subtransmission lines and commercial and industrial installations.Julian has also managed major water and wastewater projects.