Director and Operations Manager - David Smith
David Smith is a BCSE/CEC accredited designer and Supervisor of solar PV with over 35 years business experience. He co-founded the company now known as Next Power in 2007, operating in the Renewable Energy industry. The company was the No. 1 WA company in the BRW Top 100 Fast Starter 2011 list and 14th committee member for Australian Solar Council. Dave has been the Foreman on the majority of the Next Power Commercial installations including WALGA ONE70, Perth Arena and many others. Prior to his involvement in the renewable energy industry, Dave was involved in home renovation, roof work and constructing fences, patios and sheds. This experience and skill set has proven to be very valuable in mounting large scale solar PV arrays to various buildings.
Education, Experience and Memberships
Accounts - Silvia Smith
Silvia has been running the bookkeeping and doing supervisory and administrative tasks with the company since its inception. She has also worked in the building industry and with an electrical engineering company in contracts administration and accounts prior to having and raising her two children. She has many years of book keeping experience.
Silvia is known for her high attention to detail and organisational skills. She is particularly good at finding job and client files and account details as there is a good chance she filed them personally.