Council members of the NZEI have appointed Allan Hill as secretary manager of the institute. In addition to secretarial responsibilities he will be promoting and growing the organisation’s membership and benefits for members.
For the past nine months Hill has been the institute’s national secretary. He is a registered electrical inspector with experience in electrical, instrumentation and control systems.
He has provided EI & C expertise both nationally and internationally to many continuous process industries.
With his wife Evelyn he has been running their New Zealand based electrical consulting company since 1999. Previously they had run a company in Australia, but it was closed after a three-year contract with the engineered wood panel division of CSR ended.
Hill has a passion for safety, has performed machine safety assessments and undertaken the electrical engineering design to bring machinery up to the required electrical machine safety standards.
Hill has strong people and business management skills, which ensures that project programmes, irrespective of size or duration, are achieved and all stakeholder requirements met.
He is a systems person having set up instrumentation documentation systems for ISO 9002 and several preventative and predictive maintenance systems.