Prof. Sonja Berlijn
Senior Vice President R&D Statnett
Sonja Monica Berlijn has a MSc.E.E, a Ph.D. in HV engineering and a MBA. She has been with Statnett since 2008 and from May 2014 she is Senior vice president for research and development. Since 2014 she is also a part-time professor at NMBU in Digital Electrical Power Systems.
She is the chair member of the board of several Norwegian, Nordic and European organizations working towards a decarbonized energy system, such as Energi 21, the Norwegian Smart Grid center, Nordic R&D TSO group, ENTSO- RDIC and ENSTO-E RDIP and KTH’s Sustainable Power Laboratory. She holds an IEEE outstanding working group award and is IEEE senior member. She has supervised many students, written and presented a large number of papers and hosted sessions at international forums.