Management Team

Ken Mitchell
General Manager Network

Ken Mitchell is the General Manager of the transmission and distribution networks owned and operated by Top Energy. This business unit manages over $250M of physical assets including substations, poles, wires and cables that deliver electricity to more than 32,000 power consumers of the Far North.

Ken is an electrical engineer with over 27 years experience in the electricity industry sector in systems engineering, asset management planning, operating and management roles across several NZ lines businesses. Previously he has worked in aeronautics and the railways. He has specialised knowledge and expertise with network planning, transmission, application of distributed generation, and the integration of new technologies, and proven track record service and performance improvement. He joined Top Energy in October 2017.

Ken has an honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, is a member of the Electricity Engineers Association and Engineering New Zealand.