Rick Truscott, Senior Director - Power Systems – CLP Power Hong Kong, currently leads the Power Systems Business Group which is responsible for the transmission and distribution systems delivering 80% of Hong Kong’s electricity needs. He has worked in a variety of roles covering development, operations, financing, maintenance and construction in the power sector over the last 25 years.
He assumed his current position in May 2014 after serving as Director – Generation leading the power generation activities in Hong Kong from 2011. Previously, he was Senior Vice President for CLP Southeast Asia in the Business Development team resident in Bangkok, Thailand. From 2001 until 2009, Mr. Truscott served in a variety of roles associated with the BLCP Power project in Thailand primarily as Managing Director. He joined the CLP Group in 1999 as Business Development Manager for Southeast Asia in Bangkok, Thailand. Mr. Truscott led development, acquisition and financing efforts for various power projects in Southeast Asia between 1995 and
1999, prior to joining the CLP Group.
Mr. Truscott is qualified as an engineer for a nuclear-powered submarine achieved during his service on board the USS Whale (SSN 638). His educational background includes a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration from Texas A&M University as well as a graduate degree in International Business from Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria.