Eddie Szmalko

Director & Utilities Expert

Eddie has over 20 years of management, leadership and technique experience spanning electricity, gas and water utilities. Eddie has a deep understanding of internal utilities culture, regulation, processes, drivers and pricing frameworks.

Eddie specialises in developing, negotiating and delivering utility supply and relocation agreements and projects.

He takes a risk-based approach, facilitating seamless engagement with utilities to achieve exceptional project outcomes.

Core Competencies
  • Project Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Design & Engineering Management
  • Commercial & Management
  • Utility Knowledge
  • Successfully led numerous high voltage substation, lines and communications projects from business case through to design, construction and commissioning
  • Extensive senior stakeholder management skills
  • Designed and delivered electricity substations, networks and control systems for gas and water utilities.
  • Extensive experience managing complex commercial arrangements for large utilities including the largest utility relocation and supply contract in Victoria
  • In depth knowledge and hands on experience with transmission line relocations, 66kv supply agreements, gas transmission crossings, water and telco relocations.
  • In depth knowledge of the Major Transport Project Facilitation Act and negotiated agreements with Victorian transmission, distribution, water, gas, electricity and telecommunications authorities.