UK Power Networks Services announces David Mitchell as new Director
7 July 2022: The energy infrastructure specialist has announced David Mitchell as its new Director, effective from Thursday, 7 July.
He replaces Ian Smyth, who will join Electricity North West as Chief Executive Officer later this year.
David is an experienced leader who has worked for the company in its various forms since joining as an apprentice in 1980. In his most recent position as Head of Client Delivery, David has been responsible for the delivery of major projects for key clients including works at Hinkley Point C, Great Western train line (GWEP) and London Underground. The internal promotion reflects UK Power Networks Services’ commitment to long-term expertise and professional development within the firm.
The announcement comes during an exciting period of growth for UK Power Networks Services, as it continues to deliver for existing clients and expand to support industries through the sustainable energy transformation. The company’s clients include some of the UK’s highest profile business, including airports, ports, rail operators, public sector developments, utilities, manufacturers, and logistics firms.
Last month, the company announced a new three-year project with the Port of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port, to meet its Net Zero aspirations, reduce emissions, and increase the resilience of the port’s electricity network.
New Director David Mitchell said:
Basil Scarsella, CEO of UK Power Networks, said:
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