Robin McCormick has extensive experience in the power industry in a regulated utility environment. He was jointly responsible for establishing the Single Electricity Market Operator, an all-island wholesale electricity market in Ireland. The current focus is to establish a new market i-SEM in compliance with the European Energy Directive. He has been recently appointed as EirGrid Group Executive Director responsible for Operations, Planning and Innovation. He has participated in the board to establish ENTSO-E – the transmission system operators’ regional association. Robin is a fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, a Member of the IET Engineering Policy Group-Northern Ireland and IoD. He holds an MBA from the University of Ulster, Jordanstown and an MSc from Napier University Edinburgh.