“There are few experiences more rewarding for a leader than meeting new people in your business with their sights set on success,” Ms Baker said.

“I have a personal connection with regional Queensland and we have recruited extremely talented people who have gone through a rigorous recruitment process to distil the best technicians, innovators and leaders-in-waiting.”Energy Queensland COO Roslyn Baker welcomes new apprentices

Ergon Energy has offered 65 new apprenticeships from more than 2400 applicants.

“Investment in skills is critical to the ongoing development of our regions and State,” Ms Baker said.

“I have no doubt our new apprentices will be shaping an electricity industry that is changing and evolving at an incredible pace, and moving in directions beyond our imaginations.”