Intium

Our Team

At Intium, our industry-leading team of experts bring decades of experience in the delivery of large projects and industry transforming energy solutions.

We pride ourselves on sustaining long-term relationships and are committed to supporting our customers every step of the way.

Nathan Rhodes

Executive General Manager

Nathan Rhodes

Nathan is a beacon of leadership. He has held pivotal leadership roles in esteemed organisations such as Glencore, Ausgrid, NSW Government, and TransGrid, where he spearheaded major projects and contributed significantly to industry transformation.

Nathan has a strong academic background and over two decades of hands-on experience in project origination, development, structuring and asset management across various sectors, including natural resources, traditional energy and emerging energy.

Drawing from his extensive public and private sector experience, Nathan is committed to fostering long-term relationships and driving sustainable solutions for customers, always ensuring each project journey is marked by collaboration, innovation and unwavering support.

Qualifications: MComLaw, BECivil (Hons),
BA (Political Science), University of Oxford Said Business School Australian Major Project Leadership Academy, GAICD.

Jason Bridle

Manager, Major Complex Connections

Jason Bridle

Jason is a seasoned veteran in the electricity transmission and distribution industry, with over 35 years of invaluable experience. His expertise spans transmission and zone substation construction, project management, maintenance, and operations.

Jason held a pivotal role as the Head of the Transmission Service Branch at Essential Energy for over two decades. During his tenure, he played a critical role in delivering large-scale renewable connections across Essential Energy's extensive network, showcasing his dedication to advancing sustainable energy solutions.

Jason's impact extends beyond project delivery; he is a pioneer in developing zone substation maintenance regimes that have garnered global recognition as best practices.

Qualifications: Electrical Trade CoP, Protection Systems Technician Cert, Substation Technician Cert, Industrial Electronics Cert, Workplace Training and Assessment Cert, Transport and Distribution CoP.

Steve Wilson

Manager, Program Delivery

Steve Wilson

Steve is a loyalist in the electricity transmission and distribution industry, boasting over 34 years of invaluable experience and a rich tapestry of qualifications. His journey from an electrical fitter mechanic to a seasoned professional in transmission line and substation design and construction is a testament to his dedication and expertise.

Steve has held pivotal roles within Essential Energy, where he left an indelible mark on the industry. As the leader of the Sub Transmission design team and Capital works delivery for over a decade, Steve played a pivotal role in shaping the landscape of energy infrastructure, delivering over 40 zone substations including 3,000km of 132kV and 66kV transmission lines.

Most recently, Steve has worked to connect several major renewable infrastructure projects for solar and wind farms across Essential Energy’s network. His commitment to safety and delivery has solidified his reputation as a leader in the industry.

Qualifications: Electrical Trades CoP, Electrical Engineering Dip, Project Management Cert, Contract Management Cert, Contract Writing/Development and Negotiations Cert, Workplace Training and Assessment Cert, Frontline Management Dip.

Josh Thomas

Manager, Asset Management

Josh Thomas

Josh is a dynamic leader with a wealth of experience spanning over two decades in engineering and asset management. His diverse background includes roles in the Australian Defence Force, Mining, Aerospace, Education, and Utilities sectors, reflecting his versatility and adaptability.

With a strong academic foundation, including an International MBA from Griffith University, Josh brings a unique blend of strategic insight and technical expertise to the table. His journey has seen him lead greenfield project delivery teams across Australia and international locations, demonstrating his ability to navigate complex challenges and deliver results on a global scale.

Josh's most recent role as the Manager of Asset Management at Essential Energy underscores his commitment to excellence and innovation. Accountable for the effective delivery of network and asset strategies, network resilience, and reliability and ISO55001 certification.

Qualifications: International MBA Griffith University, IV Electrical Engineering, Certified Asset Management Asset Management Assessor (CAMA) WPiAM.

Ian Armstrong

Manager, Business Development

Ian Armstrong

Ian is a seasoned professional with a diverse background. He has built a reputation for delivering safe and effective programs and projects while focusing on driving down operating costs and increasing efficiency through people engagement and empowerment.

Ian builds and develops relationships, providing clarity and control in both strategy and execution. He is known for his collaborative leadership style and his success in building capabilities, removing roadblocks to growth, and maximising the performance of his teams and stakeholders.

Ian's expertise in program management in complex, high-value, and high-risk environments has been instrumental in his delivery of multiple hub locations during emergency response situations, ensuring a safe and sustainable restoration of the electricity network across the eastern seaboard of NSW during the 2019/20 bushfires.

Qualifications: CERTIII Electricity Supply Industry Distribution, Diploma Project Management, Diploma Leadership and Management, AAICD.