Managing Director & Principal Consultant
Paul has an extensive background in the Utilities sector with deep personal experience in advising on the digitisation of energy, field force optimisation, flexible grid regulation, and the emergence of intelligent networks.
Paul brings over 14 years of expert knowledge spanning across functions of Strategy & Innovation, Customer and Operations management, Program Transformation, Regulatory submissions, new business and operating models. Paul led the build of a Solar PV for one of Australia’s largest energy companies, he designed a new Digital Operating Model for the market operator and assisted multiple utilities prepare their flexible smart grid strategies to account for DER, DR, VPP and EV.
Paul's background augments MHC’s strong capabilities in innovations associated with the uptake of distributed energy resources.
Prior to joining MHC, Paul held senior leadership positions in international management consulting firms, having most recently been a Managing Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and prior to that a Partner at PPB Advisory and The Litmus Group.
Bhawna brings over 25 years of experience in information technology including over 16 years of experience in senior management roles designing and leading technology strategy & innovative solutions to meet corporate objectives and drive customer satisfaction for leading Australian energy businesses.
Bhawna has led multi-million-dollar transformation programs focussed on customer centricity, enhanced cyber security, cloud enablement, expense reduction, creating new capabilities, process, technology, data and advanced analytics in highly complex and fast paced environments.
Bhawna understands that the Energy Industry is undergoing a major technology and digital disruption along with changing customer preferences & ever-increasing cyber threat and has recently provided services to VPPs and new energy market participants in registering as VPP, Market Customer and Market Ancillary Provider. She recently led & developed a holistic strategy, design and plan digital transformation for Australian Energy Market Operator.