Energy Skills Queensland is the leading, independent, not-for-profit organisation providing innovative solutions to enable a skilled and safe energy industry. Supporting the electricity, oil and gas, mining, renewable and telecommunications sectors, Energy Skills Queensland engages, researches and develops products and services that align to the current and future needs of our stakeholders.

Energy Skills Queensland support industry, government, training organisations and other stakeholder groups through:

  • The provision of industry intelligence, including workforce planning, research and analysis
  • Sourcing funding to deliver skills development and employment programmes
  • Educational design and programme development
  • Facilitation of engagement activities such as industry leader and training groups

Energy Skills Queensland prides itself on delivering the following benefits to the people we work with:

  • Innovative and agile solutions that add value
  • Deep technical knowledge and industry subject matter expertise
  • Networking and collaboration opportunities


As a recognised industry leader, our mission is to promote the Queensland energy, mining, renewable and telecommunications industries as a career of first choice, encourage investment in skills and training and increase the number of skilled workers in the industry.


To provide the Queensland energy, mining, and telecommunication industries with the information and skills it needs to ensure a strong and sustainable future.


To provide a skilled workforce that meets the evolving needs of Queensland’s energy, mining and telecommunication industries.

Peter Price
Executive General Manager Asset Safety and Performance
Malcolm Richards
Chief Executive Officer
Edwin De Prinse
General Manager – Transmission
Belinda Watton
Chief Transformation Officer
Jacqueline King
Consultant and Non Executive Director
Scott Reichman
State Organiser – Apprentices
Dominic Schipano
National Executive Officer
Andrew Jacovides
Corporate Services Director
David Cross
Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Jacovides
Director – Finance and Corporate Services
Shelley Jackson
Program Administration Officer
Nerma Uzunovic
Program Administration Officer
Claire Fuhrmeister
Program Coordinator
Helen Wildie
Jakes Jacobs
Industry Workforce Planner
Tim Roberts
Workforce Development & Executive Liaison Electrotechnology
Dona Perera
Training Program Coordinator
Rachel Dudok
Program Manager – Electrical Apprenticeship Program
Jeff McIlroy
Program Manager – Workforce Skilling
Juliana Castro
Marketing and Events Coordinator
Sebastian Ross-Hagebaum
Program Manager - Workforce Skilling
Rick Mitchell
Events Coordinator
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