Alida Jansen van Vuuren, Head of DSO, Ausgrid

Alida has 15 years’ experience within energy networks in Australia and the UK and enjoys engaging with a wide range of stakeholders and embedding change into complex organisations and systems.

At Ausgrid, Alida is leading the transformation of the business into a Distribution System Operator (DSO) to support the transition to a decentralised, decarbonised, and digitalised energy system. She is passionate about unlocking the most value for and from customer owned energy resources and developing new network services to support the transition to a dynamic net zero energy system.

Where you can see them

7 May

Plenary Panel 2 | Is Renewable Energy to Grid-Connection the Way to Net Zero? What Will Australian Networks Look Like in 2050?

10:25 am - 10:55 am at Leadership Summit

How will the impact of large-scale, off-grid renewables, challenges of big transmission and integrated customer assets shape the future for networks?

Speakers: Akanksha Sharma, Segment Director – Power & Grid (Pacific), Schneider Electric Robbie Aherne, GM System Resilience, Transgrid Alida Jansen van Vuuren, Head of DSO, Ausgrid Glenn Springall, General Manager Renewables and Distributed Energy, Energy Queensland Kate Summers, Principal Consultant – Power Systems, Ekistica