Michael Whaley


Michael is the Chief Engineer within Powerco’s electricity division, where he leads the formation of the electricity network policies and standards. Michael has been at Powerco for 19 years in various engineering management roles and has over 30 years’ experience in the electricity industry.

Michael is passionate about engineering, specialising in the electricity distribution sector where there seems to be no end of new situations and things to solve. He takes a special interest in training and development, and how infrastructure organisations organise themselves to fulfil their stated objectives.

He is a member of the Electricity Engineers Association executive committee and chairs the EEA’s Professional Development Group, a committee that exists to provide leadership in technical capability development within the electricity supply industry.