Mal has been involved in all aspects of the electricity industry including generation, network, retail and broader business development activities in IT and marketing areas since 1983.
He has been involved with many industry committees and forums in the energy sector. He was heavily involved in the formulation of the deregulated energy market, especially in the initial development of both the NSW State Electricity Market and the National Electricity Market.
Mal has been engaged in senior positions with energy companies including Executive Engineer and Manager Business Development and Corporate Services (New England Electricity), Business Development Manager, Manager Energy Trading and Manager Wholesale and Retail Markets (NorthPower) and Group Manager – Retail Business Development (Country Energy). In addition he frequently acted as General Manager Retail and General Manager Network for NorthPower.
Mal has tertiary qualifications in Electrical Engineering, Business Administration and Applied Finance.