CV - Andrew Pearce
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CV - Andrew Pearce

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
LANGUAGES
OVERSEAS PROFESSIONAL VISITS AND RESIDENCE
PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS

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Victoria Dam (Sri Lanka)

NAME:

Andrew J. H. PEARCE

BORN:

8 December 1951 Maidstone, England

NATIONALITY:

British

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS



1970 - 1973:

Oxford University, UK. BA Engineering Science (First Class Honours)

1999:

Certificate in Engineering Management (UK Engineering Institutions)

Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (formerly the Institution of Electrical Engineers), MIET

Chartered Engineer, CEng


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE



August 2014:

Consultant, Power & Water Systems Consultants Ltd


2012-July 2014:

Technical Director, Energy Strategic Consulting, PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF (formerly PB Power) - Brighton Office


2012-14

Ethiopian Power System Expansion Masterplan Study; Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation; World Bank (IDA); Project Manager/Generation Planning Expert. Co-ordination, data gathering and generation planning and training. Study covered 2012-2037 and included load forecasting, hydrology, hydro-electric scheme modelling (41 reservoirs and 44 hydro plants), geothermal, wind, solar, biomass, CCGT, GT and diesel plants, environmental review, generation system operation simulations (Program AQUARIUS), least cost generation planning (Programs WASP and EPSIM), transmission planning using PSS/E, training workshops in UK and Ethiopia and long-term counterpart involvement. Two day presentation of the Interim Report given in Addis Ababa to 120 people, including TV, radio and press.


2012-13

Kenya Electricity Supply System Study: Energy Regulatory Commission: World Bank (IDA) Project Manager / Load Forecast/ Generation Plan: Co-ordination, data gathering, distributed load forecast and generation. Study comprised a transmission plan up to 2030 covering detailed systems analysis of the existing and potential future systems using PSS/E, review of protection and system control, and capacity building / training.


2011

Principal Energy Planner, MOTT MACDONALD (Brighton office).

Pakistan: Guddu Barrage: Ministry of Irrigation and Water. Worked with local Economist to examine the economic and financial viability of the rehabilitation of the Guddu barrage on the Indus River in Sindh Province. Prepared an economic and financial model for the addition of a hydro power station and reviewed and supervised the preparation of similar models of the irrigation and flood mitigation cost benefits of rehabilitation of the barrage and associated embankments and river flow control infrastructure.

Jamaica: Proposals for 2 x 300 MW IPP: Office of Utility Regulation: Visit to Jamaica for data collection/discussions. Carried out review of alternative proposals (CCGT and CC-Diesel) with regard to the least cost generation plan for Jamaica. Existing IAEA WASP generation planning reviewed and updated with the technical and tariff proposals.

Norway: Vigelands Brug Dam and Hydro Power Station: Vigelands Brug AG/Rio Tinto Alcan: Visit for data collection and discussions. Preparation and costing of electrical engineering alternatives for rehabilitation and expansion of existing hydro power station and preparation of sections of Feasibility Study.

Oman: Salalah Generation Planning Study: Office of Power and Water Regulation: Load flows and input on transmission to Feasibility Study and discussions with OPWR. Review of generation planning.


2010-11

Operations Director (Acting) Energy Strategic Consulting PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF - Godalming Office.


2010-11

Electricity Masterplan: Iraq Ministry of Electricity: ITAO (US State Department): Project Manager/Generation Planning Expert: Generation planning (WASP), including modelling of storage and run-of-river hydro, and training workshops. Co-ordination of overall study which included load forecasting, least cost planning of generation and short and long-term transmission, 33 kV and 11 kV distribution in 10 BSPs, training workshops in Erbil and Baghdad in generation, transmission and distribution.


2008-10

Chief Consultant and Godalming Office Manager, Energy Utilities Consulting, PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF


2010

Masterplan for the Electricity Sector of Kurdistan: Kurdistan Ministry of Electricity: Study Manager/Generation Planning Expert: Generation planning (WASP), including modelling of storage and run-of-river hydro. Co-ordination of overall study including load forecasting and least cost planning of generation, transmission and 33 kV distribution.


2010

Power System Study and Functional Specifications for New Gamba Terminal: Shell Gabon: Project Manager and Power Economist: Economic analysis of options for existing and new diesel or gas turbine power station. Functional specification (electrical) for new gas turbine power station and integration with existing and expanded distribution scheme.


2009

Tariff Study: British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation: Study Manager: Load forecast, generation plan (diesels) and costs, tariff comparison, revenue model.


2009

St Lucia: Generation and Transmission Study: LUCELEC: Project Manager: Co ordination of generation planning using Monte Carlo techniques and power system studies with aim of reducing electricity costs. Alternatives considered: circulating fluidised bed plant using petroleum coke/coal; diesels on heavy fuel oil or gas: geothermal and wind generation; 132 kV versus 66 kV transmission.


2007-08

Update of the 2006 Jordan Master Plan for the Electricity Sector: Electricity Regulatory Commission: Project Manager, Generation Planning Expert: Co-ordination, site visits, fuel security, generation using oil shale, generation planning using the WASP computer program, international interconnection analysis, integrated generation and transmission plan till 2023.


2008

Fluidised Bed Power Plant: Economic and Financial Review: Project Manager: Fuel price forecasting, plant parameters and costs. Co-ordination of economic and financial cost benefit and IPP analysis of: circulating fluidised bed plant using petroleum coke/coal; diesels on gas oil or heavy fuel oil or gas.


2008

Power Holding Company of Nigeria: Capacity Development and Training: Generation Planner. Presentations given in UK as part of Workshop on Load Forecasting, Generation Planning and IPP development.


2001-2007

Senior Consultant, Energy Utilities Consulting, PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF - Godalming Office


2007

Assistance to the Iraq Electricity Master Planning Process: UNDP Iraq Office: Lead Consultant: One month secondment to UNDP in Amman to review the Master Plan of the Iraq Ministry of Electricity and the fuel plans of the Ministry of Oil and propose the way forward with regard to planning and mobilisation of international funds. Included one week of meetings with Iraqi Ministry representatives and overall sector reviews. Recommendations also covered institutional strengthening for carrying out feasibility studies and handling electricity projects.


2007

Study of Options for Power Generation for Gibraltar: Government of Gibraltar: Power Economist: Load Forecasting and generation planning as part of strategic outline planning for generation in Gibraltar for the next 25 years.


2007

Ghana: Tema Power Station Feasibility Study: Volta River Authority: Power Economist: Generation Planner: Gave one week training course in Ghana to VRA on load forecasting and generation planning. top


2007

Nevis Tariff Study: Project Manager and Power Economist: Supervision of study, including load shape measurements and analysis, generation planning using Monte Carlo model and marginal costing.


2006

Iraq: Iraq Power Reconstruction: Capacity Development and Training: Generation Planner: Presentations given in UK as part of Workshop on Generation Development and Planning given to Managers from the Iraq Ministry of Energy.


2006

Rabi Power System Study: Shell Gabon: Project Manager and Power Economist: Study of the optimum generation and power system development for the Rabi/Toucan oil field. Site visits for data collection, supervision of generation planning using Monte Carlo techniques, detailed load forecasts, supervision of load flows, fault level and stability studies. Cost estimates and economic analysis of marginal costs. Report discussions in Gabon.


2006

Iraq: Iraq Power Reconstruction: Capacity Development and Training: Generation Planner: Provided Hands on training in Amman on the WASP generation planning computer package to engineers and economists from the Iraq Ministry of Energy


2006

Turkey: Technical Due Diligence for Purchase of Distribution Companies in Turkey: Client: Confidential: Power Economist: Prepared sectoral econometric load forecasts for Turkey, analysed past sales growth of the three distribution companies and compiled energy and power forecasts for the companies to 2015.


2006

South Africa: Global Marketing Study for the Pebble Bed Modular Reactor: PBMR Pty: Power Economist and Team Leader: Led a team preparing a comprehensive marketing model in Excel to screen past and future energy resources, energy use, electricity demand and pricing, commercial and political risk and nuclear regulatory regime for all the countries of the World, and estimate the potential number of reactors up to 2040. Further screening of lists of main candidates was carried out and detailed country analysis prepared for countries with the most PBMR potential. A second Excel model was built to examine the future competition from New Entrant generating plant using imported fossil fuel, including low carbon technology.


2005

Square Kilometre Array International Radio Telescope: International SKA Project Office: Project Manager, Power Economist and Electrical Engineer: Technical analysis, cost estimation and economic analysis of through life costs of electrical infrastructure and supply proposals from Argentina, Australia, China, and South Africa. Review of present and future electricity sector and price of each country.


2005

Jordan Master Plan for the Electricity Sector: Electricity Regulatory Commission Project Manager, Generation Planning Expert: Co-ordination, site visits, fuel source comparison, generation planning using the IAEA's WASP computer program, economic analysis, site comparison, integrated generation and transmission plan till 2020. Training course given in generation planning.


2005

St Lucia System Development Plan and Protection Study, LUCELEC: Project Manager, Generation Planning Expert Tasks: Co-ordination, site visit and data collection; generation planning using A/S Plan; economic analysis, integrated generation and transmission 15 year plan.


2004

Algeria Dispatching and Water Market Study: International Bank: Project Manager: Data collection and analysis of the dispatch of energy and water of an under construction GT/MSF plant in comparison with existing plants and new plants for electricity and water production.


2004

Lao PDR: 115 kV Transmission Line Pakxan: Pakbo Project Preparation: Electricité du Laos and Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA): Preparation of economic model and financial analysis - carried out in Lao PDR.


2004

Togo/Benin: West Africa Market Study: International Bank: Examination of the power markets with relation to the possible purchase of three power plants. Review of power sector of Togo and Benin and interconnections in the region.


2004

Legal and Technical Advisors to assist in the Tendering for New Generation Capacity in South Africa: Department of Minerals and Energy, SA: Review of National Integrated Resource Plan load forecasting and generation planning. Least cost generation planning for SA using A/S Plan.


2004

Generation Expansion Study at Morupule Power Station: Botswana Power Corporation: Review and update of load forecasts.


2004

Tanzania: Mchuchuma-Mufindi Power Transmission Line Feasibility Study: National Development Corporation: Load forecast and economic analysis for rural electrification by shieldwire electrification or conventional distribution.


2004

British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation Power Development Study (2003 - 2013): Project Manager and Power Economist: Carrying out load forecasting, spinning reserve optimisation, least cost generation planning and review of alternative power sources. Co-ordination of study, which included environmental impact, existing generation difficulties, SCADA, a financial forecast and overview on tariffs.


2003

Bangladesh: Remote Area Power Supply System (RAPSS) Concession Agreements, Investment Infrastructure Facilitation Centre (IIFC): Government of Bangladesh/DFID UK: Follow-on to previous work, taking project forward to tendering and contracting stage. Study of distribution of electricity to remote areas by private companies. Comprised: visit to additional candidate areas (Hatibandha, Patgram, Debhata, Assasuni); definition of concession, development of demand curves; detailed load forecast with price elasticity; technical analysis of distribution options; economic and financial modelling; assessment of subsidy required, examination of how best to provide subsidy; report.


2003

Review of ESBI Master-plan: St Lucia Electricity Services Ltd (LUCELEC): Review of ESBI data and assumptions for load forecast, generation and transmission planning for next fifteen years. Carried out least cost planning using A/S Plan, examination of optimum set-size (diesels), fuel, future power station electrical system design. Report submission.


2003

Sudan: Long-Term Power System Planning Study: National Electricity Corporation: Review of existing electricity market and collection of data. Preparation of 20 year electricity demand forecast for grid and off-grid area disaggregated by load centre. The forecast uses a sectorial approach based on econometric and trend analysis. Preparation of training notes for NEC Technical Training course held in the UK, covering Load Forecasting, Generation Planning, Transmission Planning and Economic and Financial Analysis.


2003

Mauritius: Generation Capacity Audit: Ministry of Public Utilities: Generation planning study for 2002 - 2012. Data collection, power market review, load forecasting, selection and costing of new plant options (low and medium speed diesels, bagasse/coal fired steam plant, gas turbines, combined cycle) review of least cost plans.


2002

Remote Area Power Supply System (RAPSS) Project: Investment Infrastructure Facilitation Centre (IIFC): Government of Bangladesh/DFID UK: Study of generation and distribution of electricity to remote areas in Bangladesh by private companies, carried out in Bangladesh. Comprised: discussions with Government and private parties; visit to a candidate area (Kutubdia); assistance in design of socio-economic survey; review of Demand and Connection Curves; detailed load forecast with price elasticity; analysis of different supply and distribution options; economic analysis; assessment of subsidies required; report.


2002

UK: Investigating International Principles and Customer Views on Utility Rate Structures: American Water Works Association Research Foundation: Report on electricity tariffs covering: principles for developing tariff structures; tariffs with market competition; practical tariff setting; global perspectives on prices and marginal costing.


2002

Kuwait: Az Zour North Power and Water Project: Report on financial and technical advantages and difficulties of developing the project as an Independent Power Plant as compared to conventional development.


2002

UK: Independent Review of Four Power Plants in Central America and Sri Lanka for the Commonwealth Development Corporation: Review of power markets in Central America, Guatemala and Nicaragua, and Sri Lanka; future operation of electricity markets and pricing and regulatory aspects; PPA's and other agreements and financial models as well as technical performance of plants, risk and opportunities.


2001

Ireland: Due Diligence Report on ESB National Grid's 2001 - 2007 Generation Adequacy Statement: Examination of data and sources, load forecasting and system reliability assessment techniques and computer programs, availability data for plants, renewable energy development and modelling, and confidentiality.


2001

Review of Proposal by London Electricity Supply for Development and Operation of London City Airport Electricity System: Technical and economic comparison with alternative developments and with London City Airport developing and operating the system. Review of LES's financial model and proposed agreements.


2001

Barbados: Spinning Reserve Study: Involving review of power plant characteristics and operating costs and cost of un-served energy.


1984-2001

Head of Power Economics, Principal Engineer / Senior / Engineer ELECTROWATT EKONO UK LTD (now Poyry), Horsham office


2000-01

Laos Power Sector Strategy Study for Asian Development Bank (ADB): Review/update of load forecasts and generation plans for Laos, Thailand, Vietnam. Assessment of electricity export potential, including impact of Thai de-regulated market and of economic development in Vietnam and Thailand. Update of Laos transmission plan, IPP connections and integration in Greater Mekong grid system. Assessment of finance requirements for transmission and distribution. Recommendation of priority T&D projects.


2000

India: West Bengal and Assam: Power Finance Corporation/ADB: Data collection, load forecasts, system data review, review of fuel sources and least cost generation planning for mixed hydro thermal systems in both states, including export/import.


2000

Tajikistan: Power Sector Rehabilitation Project: Barki Tajik/ADB: Prioritisation of urgent rehabilitation measures for generation and transmission, technical and economic evaluation, feasibility study of projects selected.


1999-2000

Qatar: Ras Laffan Independent Power and Water Plant Qatar General Petroleum Corporation: Power Economist: Electricity and water demand forecasts, generation planning; plant size, timing, energy production, grid code, specification of 220 kV grid connection, specification of fuel connection.


1999

Indonesia: Revaluation of Operating Assets of PLN: Power Engineer, Transmission and Distribution: Collection and review of basic T&D data and information, verification and updating of T&D asset inventories, sample field inspection of T&D plants and facilities and establishment of new replacement cost and depreciation. PLN/ADB.


1999

Ghana: VRA Generation Dispatch Support System, Volta River Authority: Generation Planning Expert: Data gathering, including hydro statistics, review of existing and planned generation including IPPs, generation planning runs with VRA and training.


1998-99

Yunnan Dachaoshan Power Transmission Project, PRC: Power Economics Expert: Review of macro-economic statistics for Yunnan Province, analysis of electricity demand characteristics and load growth, review of load forecast and recommendation of revised forecast, review of least cost generation planning, economic analysis of hydro power station and transmission lines and recommendations regarding DSM measures. Yunnan Provincial Electric Power Corporation/ADB.


1998

Sri Lanka: Review of Least Cost Generation Plan: Project Manager and Generation Planning Expert: Examination of all the thermal plant input data and the optimisation using WASP and preparation of updated plan. Co-ordination of the review of hydro plant and hydro system modelling using PWSC's SYSIM program, and of the cost of electricity from independent power plants and report preparation. Ceylon Electricity Board.


1998

North Togo and North Benin Feasibility, Design, Specification and Tender Adjudication: Project Manager (substations) and Electrical and Economics Expert: 161 kV, 63 kV and 20 kV substation inventory, standard design manual for 161 kV, 63 kV and 20 kV S/S, design and specification of new 161/34.5/20 kV outdoor S/S, rural electrification study and design (electrified shieldwire) and economic analysis of project. Communauté Electrique du Benin, World Bank.


1997

Laos Transmission and Distribution Project: Feasibility Study: Electricité du Laos/ADB: Project Manager/Electrical and Power Economics Expert: Comprised: distribution in Vientiane Town; transmission lines and rural electrification of Xieng Khouang and Xayabury and provinces; shieldwire electrification along line routes; and rural electrification of Vientiane Province. Data collection, load forecasting, design and costing, economic analysis, report.


1997

Moldova: Technical Assistance in Billing and Collection for Electricity and Gas (State Department of Energy of Moldova/World Bank): Project Manager: Initial data collection, co-ordination of study and reporting.


1996

Ceylon Electricity Board, Sri Lanka/ADB: Study of Tariff Restructuring and Rate Making: Power Engineer: Responsible for data collection, analysis and development of cost of electricity model for different voltage levels and individual tariff categories (Excel spreadsheet). Work carried out in Sri Lanka.


1996

Sheffield Waste to Energy Plant: Review of SHP's techno-economic model of plant operation and determination of penalties/rewards and review of related contractual agreements. Sheffield City Council/Sheffield Heat and Power (SHP).


1996

Thailand: AMATA Combined Cycle Power Plant: Evaluation of tenders for operation and maintenance contract.


1996

Sri Lanka: Thermal Generation Options Study: Generation planning for the Sri Lankan electrical system using WASP 3 and A/S PLAN computer programs. Ceylon Electricity Board, Sri Lanka/ADB.


1996

Thailand: Map Ta Phut 1400 MW Independent Power Plant Proposal, Thailand (Independent Consortium): Technical evaluation of electrical equipment bids. Preparation of electrical part of proposal to EGAT. Preliminary design, routing and costing of transmission line connection to EGAT.


1995

Bulgaria: Maritsa East 2 Thermal Power Project (National Electricity Company of Bulgaria/ EBRD). Technical Evaluation of Station Transformer Bids: Assessment report of Unit 8 generator and HV electrical equipment (Russian supplied).


1995

Thailand: Thai Independent Power Plant Fuel Study: Responsible for the following sections of the study, examining use of coal or orimulsion-potential fuel sources, historic and future pricing, transportation and delivered costs.


1995

Assistance for the Development and Implementation of a Market Oriented Policy for the Energy Sector of Moldova (TA-CIS): Overall co-ordination and reporting for this major project (117 man-months) which covered advice to the government, Moldenergo (Electricity), Moldovagas and Chisinau Heat and Power Plant regarding institutional and legal matters, billing, accounts, energy planning, commercialisation, operation and maintenance and business planning. Included establishment of National Energy Efficiency Office.


1995

Sumatra-Mampun Pandan Power Plant Pre-Feasibility Study (Ban-Pu International): Project Manager, site visits, review of load forecast and generation plan for Sumatra and economic analysis.


1994

Kazakhstan Power System Least Cost Development Plan (EBRD): Data collection/ discussion visits, Task Leader for load forecasting and transmission system planning.


1994

Oman: PDO 132 kV Infrastructure Study (Petroleum Development Oman): Generation planning using ASPLAN and spreadsheet analysis and economic analysis.


1994

Albania: Power Subsector Organisation Study (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development): Data collection and discussion visits. Task Leader for study of non-technical losses and preparation of action plan for their reduction.


1993

Abu Dhabi: Zakhum Oil Field Combined Power Grid Generation Planning Study (Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company): Study Manager: Site visit to the three offshore platforms, data collection, technical analysis of cable interconnection options, economic analysis and recommendation.


1992

Study of Rehabilitation of Energy Sector of Belarus (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development): Data collection visit to Belarus, recommendations for priority electrical investments and economic analysis of new plants.


1991-92

Laos: Supply of Electricity by Overhead Shieldwire of Nam Ngum-Luang Prabang 115 kV Transmission Line (Electricité du Laos): Load forecast, engineering analysis and design (jointly with Professor Iliceto of Rome University) specification.


1991-92

Feasibility Study of the Electrical Interconnection of the North of Togo and Bénin - Additional Studies (Communauté Electrique du Bénin/IBRD): Data collection in Togo and Bénin, system studies, generation planning and economic analysis and engineering design.


1992

Qatar: Dukhan Power System Development Phase II (Qatar General Petroleum Company): Power system studies and recommended system developments till 2000.


1991

Laos: Study of Power Supply to Xieng Khouang and Xaignabouli (ADB): Data collection, analysis of existing power market, load forecast, economic and financial analysis of alternative power supply options (transmission line, diesel, hydro generation) and design, costing and implementation schedule of recommended transmission option.


1990

Greece: Lavrion Combined Cycle Power Station (Public Power Corporation, Greece): Loadflow studies.


1990

Pakistan: Jamshoro 2 Thermal Power Station (Abtech Power, Pakistan): Review of load forecast and generation planning.


1990

Oman: Saih Nihayda and Lekhwair Power Stations (Petroleum Development Oman): Witness testing and inspection of generator, generator transformer and 132 kV switchgear.


1990

Malaysia: Study on Impact of Energy Prices on Electricity Tariffs and Industrial Development (Economic Planning Unit, Government of Malaysia): Study carried out in Malaysia. Analysis of the cost of electricity for different types of consumers in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak. Comparison with existing and projected tariffs and calculation of cross-subsidies.


1989

Bangladesh: Thermal Power Project (ADB): Generation Planning Studies using WASP computer program at ADB's offices, Manila.


1989

Bolivia: Puerto Suarez Gas Turbine Power Station: Optimisation of size and number of sets on reliability and economic grounds.


1989

Feasibility Study of Supply of Electricity to Northern Togo and Bénin (Communauté Electrique du Bénin/IBRD): Data collection in Togo, Bénin and Ghana, report on existing electrical systems, transmission system and compensation studies for interconnected grid. Generation planning and economic analysis of power system development up to 2010 and comparison with isolated diesel generation and design of recommended option.


1988

Oman: Electrical System Reliability Study (Petroleum Development Oman): Project Manager for computer program development and study.


1988

Oman: Lekhwair Oil Field (Petroleum Development Oman): Study of type of motor and starting method for large gas compressors.


1988

Upgrade of Harwell Electrical System (UKAEA): Project Manager for detailed design and specifications of refurbishment of 11 kV and 415 kV electrical systems.


1987

Bangladesh: Thermal Power Project Feasibility Study (ADB): Detailed load forecast for Bangladesh up to 2005, broken down into distribution zones and types of consumer. Included 5 weeks in Bangladesh collecting data and supervising limited power market survey. Transmission system studies up to year 2000 and preliminary design of 230 kV switching station and transmission lines.


1987

Bahrain: Aluminium Bahrain (ALBA) Plant Expansion: Electrical system analysis, design and specification of combined cycle conversion of existing gas turbines and interconnection via 33 kV of existing 11.5 kV electrical systems. Installation specification for pot control system and Potroom electrical equipment.


1986

Oman: Electricity Forecast Program (Ministry of Electricity and Water): Project Manager for conversion and installation of load forecast program (developed for the Study of the Electric Power Sector) on the Ministry of Electricity and Water's micro-computer.


1986

Oman: Wadi Adei 132 kV Substation: Detailed rating calculations and tunnel/cooling requirements for 132 kV cables under natural and forced ventilation.


1985

Iraq: Al Anbar Thermal Power Station: Bid document preparation for 400 kV and 132 kV outdoor switchyard and control building.


1985

Bahrain: Aluminium Plant Extension Feasibility Study: Electrical transient stability studies.


1984-85

Masterplan Study of the Electric Power Sector in the Sultanate of Oman (Ministry of Electricity and Water): Developed 25 year load forecast (including rural electrification) and transmission, distribution and generation options. 3 month field survey and data collection, home office studies and final presentation.


1984

Lebanon: Five Year Development Study for the Electricity Supply of Lebanon (Council for Development and Reconstruction): Site data collection, economic and technical analysis of alternative fuels, generation planning and power system analysis.


1976-1984

Electrical Engineer EWBANK PREECE, Brighton / Dubai / Bahrain / Oman offices.

Power systems analysis, electrical engineering design and specification and project engineering in the UK (including North Sea) and Middle East for petro-chemical, industrial and utility clients.


1973 -1976

Graduate Trainee and Engineer, A REYROLLE AND CO LTD. Newcastle.


LANGUAGES



English : mother tongue French : good working knowledge


OVERSEAS PROFESSIONAL VISITS AND RESIDENCE:



Abu Dhabi, Algeria, Bahrain (1981), Bangladesh, Benin, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, China, Dubai (1982), Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kazakhstan, Kurdistan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova, Norway, Oman (1983), Pakistan, Qatar, Saint Lucia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Togo, Vietnam



PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS



"Simulating and Optimising the Operation of Integrated Water Resource and Electricity Supply Systems in Africa". Paper presented at the AFRICA 2013 conference on 'Water Storage and Hydropower Development for Africa', Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, April 2013. Co-author.

"Soaring Oil Prices and Energy Alternatives". - paper presented at the Carilec 2006 CEO Symposium by the MD of PB Power - author.

Winner of the 2012 Parsons Brinckerhoff Major Project award for the "Iraq Electricity Masterplan" prepared for the Iraq Ministry of Electricity and financed by ITAO (US State Department). Project Manager/Generation Planning Expert

Winner of the Parsons Brinckerhoff 2006 Small Study award for the "Global Marketing Study for the Pebble Bed Modular Reactor" for PBMR Pty, South Africa. Project Manager and Economist.

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