David B. Ducie, Asset Manager, Frontier Power 


David has over 23 years’ experience in the Power Generation Industry with time in both Maintenance and at various levels in Operations in both Thermal Power and later Offshore wind.  

He has held positions in Operations Management and Production engineering at Senior level.  He has been deeply involved in development, implementation and Operations of Safety systems along with holding the position of Senior Authorised person for over 18 years. 

Initial career in Electrical & Instrumentation in the shipbuilding industry including Installation and then as Senior Commissioning Engineer on Nuclear Submarines before moving in to the civil nuclear industry in a contract management role. 



HNC Electrical Installation & Engineering.
Nebosh Safety Certificates.
Institute of Acoustics Noise Awareness & Monitoring both Workplace and Environmental. 


10 years Commissioning Engineer Nuclear Submarines. 
3 Years in Contract Management. 
18 years in Operations Management. 
18 Year experience as a Senior Authorised person. 


Previously held the following roles:

Commissioning Engineer Nuclear Submarines
Senior Commissioning Engineer Nuclear Submarine propulsion test establishment
Maintain Management GE Energy Thermal Power, Kvaerner Energy 
Operations Management, GE Energy, PX Limited
Head of Operations, Dong Energy. 
Contractor & Asset Management, BNFL & Frontier Power 

Areas of expertise:

  • Overcoming the Operations/Maintenance divide

  • Power Station Outage Planning and Implementation

  • Operations Management.

  • Power Station Safety Systems.