Management Team

Ken Sutherland


Ken is the Chief Executive Officer at Unison Networks which provides management services to Centralines. Centralines is in its second five-year contract with the company.  Ken brings a wealth of experience, through his years with Unison and Transpower, and a great deal of enthusiasm to the role.

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Len Gould 

General Manager - Commercial

Len has over 35 years of High Voltage Transmission industry experience, having held a number of senior roles with Transpower and its predecessors. He has also provided technical and commercial consulting services to the electricity industry in New Zealand.

Len has a strong technical background, developed through two decades of involvement in network planning activities for both the North and South Islands of New Zealand.  He holds a New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering.

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Wayne Withey

Acting Operations Manager

Wayne is an experienced Health And Safety Advisor with a demonstrated history of working in the utilities industry. Skilled in Operations Management, Electrical Wiring, Risk Assessment, Occupational Health, and Safety Management Systems. Strong operations professional with a DipHSM focused in Health and Safety Management from NZIM.

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Brent Muggeridge

Company Accountant

Brent has lived in Central Hawkes Bay all his life and worked for local accountants during his working career. He takes a strong interest in his local community, serving on various committees and has played and coached rugby through the grades to CHB rep senior level. Brent is a very keen sportsman with a passion for fishing. His local experience and knowledge adds a personal touch to the management team.

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