Richard Schomberg is IEC Special Envoy for Smart Electrification (www.IEC.ch). Recipient of the IEC 2011 Lord Kelvin award, chairs the IEC Systems Committee on Smart Energy.
He owns a consulting practice (Industrial Strategy, Complex Systems Engineering, Cybersecurity, Standardization). Board member of the G3-PLC Alliance, he was EDF VP Corporate Standardization, and appointed EDF Group Corporate Fellow. He had the responsibility of EDF R&D activities in North America.
Emeritus member of the US DoE Gridwise Architecture Council, he was System Engineering Professor at Supelec (Paris), Chair of Intelligrid Strategy Committee (Electric Power Research Institute ' Chauncey Starr Award 2005).