David Lyon, Senior Asset Manager, Frontier Power 


David has over 25 years of experience in the complete life cycle management of Electrical Assets (400kV to LV systems) including: - Design, installation, Operations & Maintenance, HSE, Incident Management, Technical Strategy the Development of Management Systems, Regulatory Reporting and the establishment and management of the operations and maintenance contracts.

David has been responsible for Strategic planning, business restructuring & development, negotiation with key internal and external stakeholders (inc. directors, external regulators, suppliers, HSE/environmental bodies and customers).


BEng (Hon’s), in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Chartered Electrical Engineer & Member of IET.


4 years in Offshore Transmission Management.

5 years in Control of Transmission and Distribution Systems.

20 years in Operations and Maintenance (inc. HV switching as SAP, Scheme Delivery, Commissioning Engineer and Fault Standby).

4 years in the Water Industry with overall responsibility for Electrical Operation & Safety.

Held Senior positions at Scottish Power, National Grid, Guernsey Electricity and Wessex Water.


Areas of expertise:

  • Strategic Review, Policy & Change Management

  • Financial/Cost Control & Restructuring

  • Specifications/Tenders & Contracts    

  • Scheme Delivery & Project management 

  • Operations and Maintenance

  • High Voltage Plant and Equipment inc. SAP HV switching

  • Management of Legal & Statutory requirements

  • Management of Health, Safety & Environment

  • Change Control, Risk and Contingency Management

  • Energy, Financial & Environmental Modelling