Tahir Kapetanovic
Head of National Control Center
Austrian Power Grid AG


Dr. Tahir Kapetanovic is Head of Austrian Power Grid National Control Centre. In ENTSO-E he was responsible for operational network codes, has managed Europe-wide project for TSOs regional coordination and is now designated Chairman of the System Operation Committee. 2001-2011 he was Director Electricity at Austrian Regulator E-Control, led numerous working groups of European regulators and initiated EU Technology Platform Smart Grids. 1992-2001 he worked in private sector, starting his career as university lecturer in 1988. He holds Dipl.-Ing, MSc and PhD in power systems from University of Zagreb and Vienna University of Technology and MBA from Vienna University of Economics & University of Minnesota.