General Manager – Marine and Regulatory
Joska Ferencz is the General Manager – Marine and Regulatory responsible for commercial, marine and regulatory management of the Basslink Interconnector. He also provides technical support on the operation of the Basslink HVDC Interconnector.
Joska oversees the commercial contracts with Basslink’s major customers and manages all regulatory and environmental requirements for Basslink.
Joska joined Basslink in August 2005 with extensive industry experience in the oil and gas, maritime and utilities sectors. He is a member of the Institute of Engineers Australia, current chair of the Oceania Submarine Cable Association (OSCA) , and represents Basslink on the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC). Joska is also a member of the CIGRE B1 Insulated Cables Australian Panel.
Joska holds a Bachelor in Technology in Maritime Electrical & Electronic Engineering, a Masters of Business Administration in Maritime Management and Logistics both from the Australian Maritime College. He also holds a Graduate Certificate in Risk Management from the International Graduate School of Risk Management and a Diploma in Ocean Law and Policy from the Rhodes Academy.