Team Leader - Power, AECOM
Rachel is a Generation team Lead at AECOM. Her strengths and experience include managing and conducting the technical review for new generation feasibility studies, being the interpreter between management and modelers for connection works and leading wrapped services to enable successful Development and Grid Approvals. Bringing all these lessons into design and construction, she has led solar and battery design teams, managed Owner's Engineering teams for different technologies as well as holding the role of Independent Technical Advisor.
She has spent nearly a decade in the power industry working on some of the leading projects for renewable energy in Australia. Her experience on large scale hybrid facilities kicked off with her role as an application engineer on the DeGrussa Hybrid project. She is currently the Owner’s Engineer Power Project Manager for what is targeted to the be one of the largest highest penetration renewables off-grid mine site globally, requiring detailed understanding of the commercial and technical threats and opportunities for decarbonising the resources sector.