Tahir Kapetanovic

ENTSO-E System Operations Committee Chair

Dr. Tahir Kapetanovic is Head of National Control Centre of Austrian Power Grid. In ENTSO-E he is Chairman of the System Operations Committee, previously he led the Project for regional coordination of TSOs and the operational network codes. In TSC he was a member and Chairman of Operational Board. Between 2001 and 2011 he was Director Electricity at the Austrian regulator E-Control, established and led numerous working groups of CEER, ERGEG and ACER and was founding member of EU Technology Platform Smart Grids. Between 1992 and 2001 he held positions in private sector and industry, starting his career in the 1980-ies as the university assistant and lecturer.

He is licensed System Operator of Austrian transmission grid and licensed trader on EPEX Spot and EEX. He holds Dipl.-Ing. and MSc in power systems from University Zagreb, PhD in power systems from Technische Universität Wien and Executive MBA from University of Minnesota and Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien.

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