Dr. Mihai PAUN is Vice-President & Founder of the Professional Association – Romanian Energy Center (CRE) and Senior Programme and Project Manager at Mediterranean Transmission System Operators foe Electricity – Med-TSO. Previously Network and System Development adviser at the European Networks of Transmission System Operators for Electricity, ENTSO-E for more than 6 years, responsible for the preparation of the non binding European-wide Ten-Year Networks Development Plan – TYNDP, HV electricity infrastructure, Smart Grids, Electricity Highways. Energy Policy and Networks adviser at EURELECTRIC – Union of the Electricity Industry in Brussels for more than 8 years. Member of the Board of the Electricity Distribution System Operator ELECTRICA – Electricity Distribution Subsidiary “Electrica Distribu?ie Muntenia Nord” SA (EDMN). Appointed Member of the European Economic and Social Committee – ECOSOC Section for Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and the Information Society – TEN/211; Independent Expert evaluator for the EC FP6, FP7 H2020 Energy and ICT Projects.