Before joining SP AusNet, Ash was IT Director (Australia, NZ, Japan & Singapore) for Cadbury from 2008 to 2010, where he was responsible for all IT strategy and sponsoring the IT separation of Schweppes Australia from Cadbury. Prior to that, Ash held a number of senior IT management roles at Cadbury and Cadbury Schweppes. From 1996 to 2006, Ash held various commercial, program, and IS roles in local and global Kraft Foods business units including ANZ, Asia-Pacific and Kraft International, based in London.
At SP AusNet Ash is responsible for the strategic IT and communications functions of SP AusNet which includes the provision of IT functions and information services along with delivery of communication services for three utility networks. Ash is also responsible for the Smart Metering Infrastructure Program currently being deployed by SP AusNet.