Angus Rich (Principal Consultant)
Angus offers a wealth of technical expertise balanced with commercial experience drawing on 25 years focusing on the gas and power sectors in the resources and energy industry. His expertise spans across engineering to business development disciplines.
Angus’ work at Oakley Greenwood has encompassed electricity wholesale market modelling as part of policy development for Infrastructure NSW and due diligence as part of IFM and QIC’s bid for NSW Government’s Transgrid sale process. He has also conducted technical and commercial due diligence advising Clayton Utz on contract negotiations for a central thermal plant offtake and Macquarie Bank on potential investment into a CNG project in the Pilbara region. He has been engaged by mining companies, such as South32 and Rio Tinto, on remote power solutions and strategies covering conceptual studies to final Power Purchase Agreement formulation and negotiations. He has a practical and technical understanding of integration of renewable solutions and the challenges these present for integration into remote and grid based systems.
Prior to joining the Oakley Greenwood team, Angus was Business Development Manager for Energy Developments Limited. In this role he was responsible for early bidding and client engagement strategies to the formation and involvement of Power Purchase Agreements, Development Agreements, and EPC Agreements. He has extensive and on-going experience dealing with clients, consultants, contractors and diesel and gas generator OEMs who operate in the remote and grid power spaces.
Angus has held senior consulting roles with Parsons Brinckerhoff, Balanced Resources and Engineering Management positions with Energy Developments Limited.
2013 – present - Principal Consultant, Oakley Greenwood Pty Ltd
2012 – 2013 - Senior Associate, Energy and Carbon, Balance Resources Pty Ltd
2010 – 2012 - Business Development Manager, Energy Developments Pty Ltd
2008 – 2010 - Principal Engineer, Parsons Brinckerhoff Pty Ltd
1993 – 2008 - Various roles including Engineering Manager and Manager – Innovation and IP, Energy Developments Pty Ltd
1991 – 1992 - Research Assistant, Queensland University of Technology
1987 – 1990 - Cadet Engineer, Queensland Department of Works