Kevin Welstead is Sector Director for Electric Vehicles having held senior positions in Lighting, Contracting, HV and latterly the HS2.
Having joined SSE in 1989 as an apprentice cable jointer after finishing his apprenticeship a year early Kevin went on to be a craftsman working on networks up to 132KV across the south of England. He then progressed to become a Team Manager and trained to by a high voltage engineer and 33KV SAP. Kevin has designed, installed and operated on networks from streetlights to 132KV.
He then moved into operational management and managed several regions in the Networks business and in the mid noughties became Head of Operations. He carried out a variety of senior led projects and in 2010 moved into Enterprise.