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Electrical Equipment Committee members

Keith McKenzie
Commissioner for Electrical Safety
Electrical Equipment Committee Chair

Keith started his electrical career in 1986. After gaining his electrical fitter and mechanics licence he worked for a number of companies on domestic, commercial, hospital, petrochemical and industrial projects.

He has served on a range of board and committees in the area of apprentice training, construction, training competencies, workplace health and safety and Australian standards and has been a member of the Electrical Safety Board and Electrical Licensing Committee since 2011.

Prior to his role as Commissioner, Keith was the President of the Queensland and Northern Territory Electrical Trades Union branches.

Michelle Taylor

Michelle is the Manager of Technology Development at Ergon Energy. She has worked in the electrical industry in varied energy sector roles within public utilities, private consultancies and universities. She has experience in renewable energy and energy storage technologies, including distributed energy technologies and its associated issues.

Michelle has a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical).

Gordon Hemphery

Gordon is the Executive Manager of the Investigation and Compliance Section of Queensland Fire and Emergency Service. He has experience in managing and conducting fire investigations.

Gordon holds a Graduate Diploma of Fire Investigation, a Diploma of Fire Scene Examination and Graduate Certificates in Applied Management and Fire Investigation.

Nicola Wilkins

Nicola has experience in renewable energy and energy efficiency with a focus on solar and battery storage. She has worked in a variety of organisations including consulting, electricity networks and construction.

Nicola holds a Master of Science in Renewable Energy and a Bachelor of Engineering.

Scott Reichman

Scott is the Coordinator for Apprentices and Training for the Electrical Trades Union Queensland and Northern Territory. He is also an Organiser for the Communications, Electrical and Plumbing Union – Electrical Division Queensland.

Marta-Jean Faulkner

Marta-Jean is the Manager of Quality and Compliance for Evolt Pty Ltd. She has a background in criminal and corporate law and regulatory compliance.

Marta-Jean has experience within the electrical industry in varied lighting sector roles, collaborating with laboratories, governing bodies, industry stakeholders and the working groups and committees of Standards Australia and the Lighting Council Australia, of which she is a member.

Rod Edwards

Rod is the Regional General Manager of Gerard Lighting Group. He has extensive experience building stakeholder relationships in the electrical industry. Rod has held executive positions managing sales and branding in the industry.

Rod has a Bachelor of Business and post graduate qualifications in leadership.

Regina Roos

Regina is an independent business consultant and global key account manager in the electrical supply industry. She specialises in low and medium voltage switchgear motor control and renewable solutions for IEC Standards. Regina is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and an active member of the German Association of Electrical Engineers and the German Association for Quality Management.

Regina holds a Master of Engineering.