Meet Byron McNeil, a recent addition to the Energy Club, brings with him an impressive 15 years of experience in the energy industry.
With a solid educational background in electrical and instrumentation engineering, industrial gas appliances, and renewable energy solutions, Byron is the visionary founder and Director of Genex Energy Genex Energy, a pioneering enterprise headquartered in Perth, specialises in offering a comprehensive suite of services tailored to meet the multifaceted requirements of the energy sector.
The company's core competencies are the design, installation, commissioning, and servicing of electrical and instrument systems, industrial gas (Type-B) appliances, and renewable energy systems.
Byron's leadership has propelled Genex to the forefront of the industry, where they are recognised for delivering top-tier electrical and instrumentation solutions that prioritise operational reliability and efficiency while adhering rigorously to safety regulations and industry standards.
Furthermore, Genex Energy extends its expertise to hazardous areas management and power station operational shift support solutions. Emphasising the utmost importance of safety in their operations, the team follow meticulous assessments, compliance checks, and tailor-made solutions that GENEX provides to mitigate risks and maintain secure working environments, particularly in potentially explosive atmospheres.
Genex is committed to innovation and sustainability. Byron said: "We are at the forefront of the renewable energy revolution." The company develops and implements sustainable energy solutions, including solar photovoltaic, hydrogen, biogas, and battery energy storage, to facilitate industries in transitioning toward cleaner and more efficient energy sources.
In his role as the founder and director of Genex Energy, Byron provides strategic direction and leadership to a dedicated team, guiding them toward the realisation of their ambitious goals.
Reflecting on his journey, he said: "I think my greatest achievement is starting my own business, making something I can be proud of and something which makes a difference to the community I live and work in, and those who work with us.”
His passion for driving change, creative thinking, and his relentless pursuit of reforms in the energy market have been instrumental in shaping his pathway to success.