Dr. Waqar Qureshi is Senior Transmission Advisor for Mercury New Zealand where he focuses on transmission planning and engineering project management. He is the Chair for IEEE PES New Zealand North Chapter and Finance Chair and Industry Co-Chair for IEEE PES ISGT Asia 2017.
He has over 12 years of experience in Energy sector in various capacities. He holds Ph.D. qualification in transmission and large-scale wind integration from the University of Auckland. He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with Project Management Institute. He is registered Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng), International Professional Engineer (IntPE-NZ) and Chartered Member with Engineering New Zealand.