Tahir Kapetanovic is head of system operation and vice president international at Austrian Power Grid, the TSO of Austria. In ENTSO-E he is vice-chair of the Board, where earlier he chaired System Operations Committee, managed development of operational network codes and regional TSOs’ coordination. In TSC and System Operation Region Central he is member of management boards and previously chaired TSC Operational Board.
Tahir has over 35 years of experience in electricity transmission, energy markets regulation, banking sector, electrical equipment industries and academic research. He is certified operator of Austrian transmission system and licensed trader on EPEX Spot and EEX power exchanges.
He holds PhD, MSc and Dipl.-Ing. in electrical engineering and power systems from TU Wien and University of Zagreb and Executive MBA from University of Minnesota and Vienna University of Economics and Business.