Andrew Oates

Director - Business Development

B.Eng. (Hons) Elec., Master Engineering Management

Andrew was Provecta’s Managing Director since inception in 2003 through to June 2018. He was responsible for nurturing the growth of the business whilst achieving our company objectives during a challenging economic climate. Andrew led Provecta to win the prestigious Telstra / Australian Government NSW small business of the year Award in 2005 in the category for businesses between 5 and 20 employees.

Since July 2018, Andrew has taken on the role of Director – Business Development, where he continues to utilise his experience and industry knowledge to build further relationships between Provecta and our clients.

Andrew has over 30 years of experience and expertise in the management, design, implementation, operation and commissioning of process control and electrical systems. He has extensive business and engineering management experience including supervision and team leadership, and demonstrable communication and negotiation skills.

Andrew has been able to successfully leverage the experience gained throughout his career as a Project Manager for a large number of multi-million dollar control system upgrade projects to deliver high level Owners Engineering Services for a number of significant clients. Andrew has significant experience in project development activities including concept design, preparing engineering project estimates and specifications, conducting technical investigations, performing risk assessments, and writing technical documentation.