Soumen has over nine years’ experience in the power industry in India, Australia and New Zealand. He has undertaken electrical designs for thermal power plants in India and has undertaken secondary substation design projects (protection and control) as well as power system studies at a transmission and distribution level. While working with Schneider Electric Australia, Soumen worked with the IEC61850 protocol and energy system monitoring solutions for oil and gas plant owned by Chevron Australia. Soumen has an experience with Transpower substation protection and automation system design. Soumen specialises in substation design, protection and control and power system studies.