Mr Smales joined CLP as the Group’s Chief Operating Officer in 2019 and is responsible for leading the Group’s technical and commercial operations. His portfolio of strategic and operational responsibilities includes leading the Group’s health, safety and environment, security, fleet asset management, procurement, and project management, development, engineering and construction functions.
Mr Smales is also a Director of various subsidiary companies** and affiliated companies+ of the CLP Group.
Prior to joining CLP, Mr Smales was the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of Energy Queensland Ltd. in Australia, responsible for the merger and transformation of its group of electricity networks, retail and energy services businesses.
He began his career with the Central Electricity Generating Board in the UK and has more than 35 years of experience in the power industry. Mr Smales served in technical, operational, corporate and senior executive roles working for a number of large UK and Australian-based energy companies, and successfully led the development and growth of portfolio electricity businesses.
Mr Smales also served on the boards of industry associations in Australia.
CLP Business Management Ltd.
Apraava Energy Private Ltd. (formerly, CLP India Private Ltd.)
CLP Innovation Enterprises Ltd.
CLP Power Asia Ltd. (Executive Director)
CLP Power International Ltd.
CLP Sichuan (Jiangbian) Power Company Ltd.
CLP Smart Solutions Ltd.
CLP Technical Services Ltd.
CLPe Holdings Ltd.
CLP Guangxi Fangchenggang Power Company Ltd.
Smart Charge (HK) Ltd. (also Alternate Director to Mrs Betty Yuen)
Latest update: 11 October 2021