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CIGRE people share their thoughts about
their CIGRE experiences




The CIGRE community is diverse and growing with power system people from every corner of the globe. At the recent Paris Session 2022 we interviewed some of our key influencers and asked them about their CIGRE experiences and what the benefits of membership are. You can view the videos below.

Joanne Hu

Chair of Cigre Study Committee B4 – DC
Systems and Power electronics at CIGRE

Vice President of RBJ Engineering,
CIGRE Canada

CIGRE Women in Energy award winner



Rob Stephen

Former president of CIGRE, editor of
CIGRE Science and Engineering

Formerly General manager master
specialist Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd
CIGRE South Africa, CIGRE Medal winner



Khayakazi Dioka

CIGRE Women in Energy

International Chair 2018 – 2022


Corporate Specialist Transformers and Reactors at Eskom Holding

CIGRE Southern Africa



Dr Anthony Giacomoni

NGN International Executive Committee Vice Chair


Manager Advanced Analytics PJM Interconnection CIGRE USA



Mohamed Rashwan

CIGRE Steering Committee and revered long serving CIGRE expert


Past SC Chair B4 & CIGRE medal 2022



Michael Heyeck

CIGRE VP Finance, CIGRE Steering Committee, renowned CIGRE leader


The Grid Group LLC


Previously: Senior VP - Transmission
American Electric Power
37 years service
The Grid Group LLC




Matthew Zillman

CIGRE NGN member


Senior Engineer at Energy Queensland
CIGRE, Australia