Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Gerhard Jambrich is responsible at AIT Austrian Institute of Technology for research and project development for system operators and service providers with a focus on DC networks. Actually, he is the coordinator of H2020 project HYPERRIDE, dealing with modular, resilient and high RES share hybrid DC- AC-DC distribution grids and an expert on the erection/operation of HV-MV substations and high-voltage technologies of power grids with more than 20 years' experience on utility and manufacturer side. He is CIRED SAG1 member, Session 1 rapporteur for CIRED Austria and since April 2019 Convener of CIRED WG DC distribution networks.