Mike Parr

Systems Engineer UK DNO: Merseyside & North Wales Electricity Board O&M and new build. Senior Authorised Engineer to 33KV
Contact info@pwr.co.uk

Education: Degree in Power and Control Engineering – Liverpool John Mores University
MBA - Boston University

Systems Engineer UK DNO: Merseyside & North Wales Electricity Board O&M and new build. Senior Authorised Engineer to 33KV.

The Port Electrical Engineer Industrial Port of Jubail (Saudi Arabia)

The Facilities Engineer: Sony (UK) Bridgend TV Plant
O&M activities (factory services) & energy saving. Designed and installed one of the first PC-based SCADAs in 1984.

Founder SAQ Networks (1996) – UK ISP (remains a substantive shareholder)

Founder & Director PWR Limited – (on-going) Market research on renewables, power networks and EU policies & politics. Clients include G8 country. Key output is a monthly report with +/-100 HTML links to technical, market, policy and political developments.

Hitachi: New Energy Senior Associate – Business Development Smart Grids and Smart Cities (on-going). Initiator of various “smart grid” projects with UK DNOs.

Smart Cities & Communities: FP7 project – contributor on energy networks

Evaluator – EU Framework Programme

Publications: 17 letters in the Financial Times covering various subjects including power networks. Contributor CEPS “For a Future Sustainable Competitive & Greener EU Budget”
Letter published in Nature: Biochar

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