Angelo Fiumara has a background of 25 years plus experience within the power utility sector possessing a Master’s in Business Administration and an Advanced Diploma in Engineering. With strong leadership management skills with commercial capability, Angelo’s ability in transform strategic vision into tangible and practical solutions which have led to the creation of Essential Energy’s Digital Twin network. This achievement has been recognised by Engineers Australia, achieving a 2020 Australian Engineering Excellence Award for the Newcastle division.
Angelo has worked collaboratively to create a digital twin ‘virtual objects’ of power poles, cross arms and powerlines of the existing overhead network, using the same mechanical properties as they are in real world, to be modelled using an engineering grade line design ‘engine’.
With a strong utility background in asset management, in particular asset design, Angelo has been developing innovative initiatives and strategies helping to raise the industry benchmark and drive reform, aligning utility practices with ISO19650 to bring Building Information Models concepts and principle across the whole of Project and Asset lifecycles.
Angelo is building upon his digital twin journey, focusing on at-scale analysis and simulations to create better informed Asset Management Decisions and operational efficiencies.