John Theunissen

Manager DER Integration
AusNet Services

John Theunissen

John presently provides thought leadership and direction around future networks initiatives, especially in relation to the emerging role of Distribution System Operator, and DER integration within AusNet Services in Victoria, Australia.

John is an electrical engineer who has held numerous technical management roles within AusNet Services and its predecessor companies since 1995, initially in the protection, control and communication areas, and later in leading smart grid and network modernisation initiatives.

Previously he was Corporate Protection Consultant with Eskom, and before that worked for Siemens Limited, where he was responsible for Siemens’ national protection relaying and disturbance recording business.

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