The Guru

John Ainsworth holds a Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of NSW and has post graduate Certificates in protection engineering, electrical equipment design, high voltage engineering and testing. He is currently Ausgrid's Engineering Policy Development Manager and has a long career with EnergyAustralia (now Ausgrid). He is a recognized expert in power system protection, switchgear and transformers, focusing today in the areas of policy and strategy. His career includes some 40 years in protection work, including field operations, engineering, design, construction and commissioning, specification planning, forensic investigation etc.

John is current and former member of several Standards Australia committees and CIGRE Australia B3 'Substations' and B5 'Protection'. He has lectured at universities at post graduate level and internally within EnergyAustralia..


BeijingSifang June 2016