Managing Director


Tony Watts, Managing Director

Tony is the founder of Watts Projections Limited and has worked with a number of organisations involving power distribution, asset management, tourism and small to medium sized business development and business planning.  Having held positions including Electrical Engineer, Contracts Manager, Business Projects Manager, Managing Director, Trustee and Director, Tony has a wealth of practical experience in both strategic business planning and electrical engineering.

Tony has a broad range of consultancy experience, having worked with many organisations undertaking feasibility studies, business planning, and capital development projects for tourist organisations, a multisports centre, employment community trusts, media organisations, sawmills, electrical and gas network companies, district councils and industrial businesses.  He has gained significant experience in managing and liaising with a diverse range of stakeholders and in incorporating their views into consultative research projects.

Tony is a business advisor with over 15 years in management and advising senior management, as well as an electrical engineer with over 28 years in the electricity and gas sectors.  He has amassed extensive experience in business and management, particularly strategic management and globalisation of small and medium sized businesses.  He has a track record of taking businesses to the next level, creating successful strategic directions and completing visionary and complex projects.

Tony also has extensive experience in providing savings on business energy costs through independent advice on energy efficiency solutions, proejct analysis of alternative fuels, realignment of business processes to take advantage of energy pricing options, negotiation of lower energy costs, and analysis of power quality with cost savings through correction of power factor.
Tony's professional qualifications and affiliations are; 
  • Master of Business Studies (Management)
  • Bachelor of Business Studies
  • NZ Certificate in Engineering (Electrical)
  • NZ Certificate in Architectural Design
  • Accredited Energy Auditor
  • Registered Engineering Associate
  • Member of NZ Institute of Management
  • Engineering Associate of the Institute of Professional Engineers NZ