In the area where the Capacity, Capability and Culture meet, our leadership delivers fast growth in business for ACE but also for our partners. We have capable leaders and a strong leadership culture with capacity and management to capture the good outcome way before the competition does. Together we set up a very high standard for the rest of the market that is proven to be beneficial to our clients. All this enables us to claim that ACE is the best of the best in what we do.

Yu Jordan Zhao

Director – Innovation & Technology

B.Eng Electronics, M.Eng Electrical, FIEAust, CPEng, NER

Yu Jordan Zhao has over 18 years’ experience in the SCADA operation technology and maintenance applications across multiple sectors including renewable energy, water, wastewater, oil and gas and environmental conservation in Australia.
Yu has a wealth of knowledge in many technical areas including operation technology network design, wide area SCADA architecture design, hosted SCADA servers integration, RTU, PLC, radio, cellular and satellite communication. His goal is to drive innovation to provide better services and technologies to clients.

Aidan Montague

Director – Power Systems

B.Eng Structural, MIEAust

Aidan Montague has more than 25 years sales and marketing experience with a unique engineering, technology and internet background. He also has had extensive board Experience (both Chair and Non-Executive Director) on both ASX listed and private companies in Australia. Aidan was instrumental in the establishment and growth of the Australian arm of the internet/communications global giant, Cisco Systems. He has held various senior roles with Cisco Systems internationally.

Richard Swingewood

Team Leader, SCADA

B.Tech Electrical

Richard has over 20 years experience in electrical, instrumentation and control systems engineering, 6 years of which have been in the oil and gas pipeline field. He also has experience in water and wastewater, rail, transportation and manufacturing industries. Richard has automation and control system experience with Schneider Electric and ABB RTUs , Trio and Elpro radios, Satellite Communication, Allen Bradley and Modicon PLCs, ClearSCADA and HMI.

Chris Collins

Team Leader, Controls & Electrical

Electrical Licensee

Chris Collins is a very experienced trades person who has been doing control system maintenance, control panel manufacturing, antenna installation work for various utilities since 2000. Chris is highly skilled with the PLC, RTU & SCADA systems. He has worked on numerous water and wastewater sites. Carried out preventative & corrective maintenance on Utility Wide Supply System for approx. 10 years.

Leana Jonker

Team Leader, Finance

Chartered Accountant

Leana Jonker is a very experienced financial manager who has been finance and accounting work for various businesses since 1996 nationally and internationally. Leana is highly skilled with corporate accounting systems. She has worked in the water and power industries since 2014, carrying out finance and account management and audit.