Mr. Stapleton has 25 years’ experience with Powerlink Queensland, the transmission network owner, operator and maintainer in the State of Queensland. Over this time, he has held senior engineering roles across a portfolio of transmission projects, including project electrical design and transmission line construction management. Presently, he is responsible for electrical design standards, including overhead line and underground cable primary procurement standards. He is a Fellow of Engineers Australia, and presently Chairs the Standards Australia Committee EL-010 Overhead Lines. He also undertakes post-graduate lecturing at the Queensland University of Technology, specializing in overhead and underground cable ratings.