Bob is Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Smarter Grid Solutions and leads the company’s R&D division. SGS works with a number of utility companies in Europe, North America and beyond, providing Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems to support Grid Modernization and clean energy objectives. At present, SGS is managing around 300 MW of DER using its unique distributed real-time control technology. Bob participated in the UK Smart Grid Forum with a focus on the implementation of the RIIO regulatory framework. In New York, Bob was a member of the REV Market Design and Technology Platform working groups and more recently became a member of the NYSERDA Grid Modernization Committee. Bob also serves on the Industry Advisory Board of the DOE Grid Apps-D Platform and ADMS Testbed Development programs. SGS was named a Bloomberg New Energy Pioneer in 2012 and a GreenTech Media Grid Edge Award winner in 2016. Bob received his Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland.