Associate (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Tel: +60 3 620 10 200
Mob: +60 19 231 2396
Bill has over 40 years’ experience in the international energy sector industry in all types of generation spanning hydro, nuclear, fossil fuel and renewables from some of the smallest ─ mini-hydro and landfill gas ─ to the largest ─ up to over 1,000MW for modern supercritical coal-fired plant. Since 1998, Bill has been based in Kuala Lumpur serving as a Regional Director for Powergen of the UK and, from 2002 through 2010, for E.ON of Germany. From early 2010 Bill has worked for ARC extensively and has provided specialist technical and commercial support for power projects in Indonesia, New Caledonia, Cuba, Chile and Mongolia.
Prior to working with Powergen, Bill worked with American Electric Power and Con Edison of the US, followed by 17 years in Frankfurt, Germany, as a consulting engineer and project manager with Lahmeyer International. Some of the many projects completed in the role of Owner’s Engineer include the 8x300MW Doha West Project in Kuwait, several 210MW Chinese units in Pakistan and Bangladesh, the 600MW Kot Addu Combined Cycle Power Station in Pakistan and the 2x350MW Cairo West Power Station in Egypt, amongst others.
Involvement with various international financing agencies includes the Kuwait Fund, the Arab Fund, the Asia Development Bank (ADB), EBRD, the World Bank and the UK and French Agencies, ECGD and COFACE.
In Malaysia from 1998 to 2005, Bill served as the Owner’s Engineer for the development of a 3x700MW Coal-fired Power Station; other initiatives include technical support to ANZ for Malakoff’s acquisition of a 40% stake in the 2200MW Kapar Power Station, as well as a number of due diligence exercises and feasibility studies for such clients as Petronas, Sime Darby, Powertek, Malakoff and others.
Overall project experience covers more than 25 countries in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and includes very aspect of project development from planning, conceptual design and feasibility studies, cost assessment and economic viability issues, licensing and consents, construction, commissioning and testing, claims adjudication, and operation and maintenance for all types of plants.
Bill is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of New York with postgraduate work at Penn State University, and subsequent business courses at Warwick University and Henley in the UK. Bill is a member of the ASME and a licensed Professional Engineer in New York State.