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Trevor Ashton

Biography

Trevor Ashton is a qualified Electrical Engineer with more than 40 years in the Electrical Industry.

For much of his career he worked as engineering in Ausgrid in various roles including substation design and construction/maintenance, overhead and underground mains design and construction/maintenance.

 

Trevor held a number of senior management roles in Ausgrid including Executive Manager Operations where he managed a significant proportion of Ausgrid’s regional workforce.

 

Trevor is encouraging and tireless in his efforts to make ideas succeed.

 A quote from a former CEO of Ausgrid “Trevor gets things done. He orchestrated the launch of Total Quality Management in Ausgrid”

 

He is an outstanding mentor and communicator.

One of the Total Quality Management teams he mentored won the prestigious Best International Total Quality Management Teams award in Singapore.

 

Trevor is a graduate of the Hass School of Business at the University of California Berkeley in the USA.

 

Since leaving Ausgird Trevor established a very successful consultancy company working with various large electrical companies and a number of property development companies advising on electrical infrastructure.

He understands the critical importance of collaboration.

 

Trevor has provided consulting advice and presented lectures to students at Sydney University and the University of New South Wales.

At the present time he is working with several other electrical engineers developing short courses for students at UNSW on various subjects that they would encounter when on a work experience placement in industry.