Brendon Kirby, IT Portfolio Manager, Powerlink Queensland

Brendon Kirby is an IT portfolio manager at Powerlink Queensland, the company that operates Queensland’s transmission network, delivering power to more than 5 million customer and 250,000 businesses. With an extensive background in consulting and large project delivery, Brendon has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, and he has worked across a range of industries, including banking, healthcare, and energy and utilities in the UK, New Zealand and Australia. He has spent the last three years leading Powerlink’s cybersecurity program, which aims to improve Powerlink’s security capability and readiness across both IT and OT.

Where you can see them

8 May

Panel | ICT Transition: Uniting Under a Common Digital Infrastructure

12:25 pm - 12:55 pm at Leadership Summit

Without a common, consistent ICT/cyber security layer, utilities find themselves each trying to solve the same problem in their own way.

Speakers: Benjy Lee, Strategic Advisor, Centre for New Energy Technologies (C4NET) Phil Blythe, Founding Director, Climate Tech Assembly Jennifer George, Co-Chair, Pearcey Foundation Brendon Kirby, IT Portfolio Manager, Powerlink Queensland Caitlin Trethewy, Head of VPP Operations, AGL