Mr. Truscott is responsible for the generation, transmission and distribution systems providing 80% of Hong Kong’s electricity. He has more than 28 years of experience working in a variety of roles covering development, operations, financing, maintenance and construction in the power sector.
Upon his arrival in Hong Kong in 2010, he led CLP Power Hong Kong’s generation business before moving to lead the power systems business in 2014. Both roles ensure the highly reliable supply of electricity to Hong Kong. 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. Prior to joining the CLP Group, Mr. Truscott led development, acquisition and financing efforts for various power projects in the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand between 1995 and 1999.
Mr. Truscott served as a United States Naval Officer and was 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 Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M University as well as a graduate degree in International Business from Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria.