Divisional Vice President, Belgium, France & Africa
Siemens Energy Management
Adam Middleton has spent more than 35 years in the electrical transmission and distribution, energy and oil & gas industries.
Originally from the UK, he spent 21 years with GEC / GEC ALSTOM / ALSTOM Group companies in the UK and France as an engineer, Project Manager, General Manager, Operations Director and finally Managing Director of their UK Substation Projects business.
He subsequently spent six years with GE Energy in Europe and North America, working in Strategy, Marketing and General Management of their Substation Automation business, together with a one year assignment leading the Wireline Technology business unit within GE Oil & Gas.
He spent a further two years with CG Power based in Belgium, as Vice President of their substation projects division and Vice President of their Automation activities.
As Vice President of Power Infrastructure within Laing O’Rourke UK during 2013 to 2016, he was responsible for both electrical substations and new nuclear power plant construction activities.
Since 2016, Adam Middleton has led Siemens Energy Management as Divisional Vice President of their Energy Management activities in Belgium, France and Africa, covering projects, products, systems and services delivery.
Adam Middleton holds a First Class Honours Degree from the University of Bradford (UK) and an MBA from Warwick Business School (UK) and is a Chartered Engineer (C.Eng).
Chairman of CIGRE UK since 2016, he was elected to the CIGRE Executive Steering Committee (SteerCo) in 2019.
Adam Middleton has a strong interest in the development of new and diverse talent within the engineering industry, application of digitalization to improve project delivery and has a passion for improving safety at work. He is based in Brussels, Belgium.