Director, Sweeting Consulting Pty Ltd
David holds Ph.D, B.Sc and B.E. (Hons) degrees from Sydney University. He is an Honorary Fellow of Engineers Australia, a Senior Member of IEEE, and a member of the Electric Energy Society of Australia, Consult Australia and CIGÉ finishing his PhD David worked for Brown Boveri in Switzerland for 4 years on circuit breaker development, testing and switching transients. On returning to Australia he joined the Sydney County Council, now Ausgrid, where he held positions in substations, overhead transmissions, the Testing Branch and ran the Lane Cove High Power Testing Station. In 1980 he joined the consulting firm Bassett and Partners where he became an Associate Director. In 1989 he began Sweeting Consulting Pty Ltd specialising in High Voltage Electrical Engineering. David has over 40 years experience in HV electrical distribution, power quality reviews and being an expert witness. He has been and still is involved on many National and International Standards Committees covering short circuit currents, standard voltages, power quality and arcing hazards.