About the Centre for Power Engineering Excellence

Dr Robert Barr AM

Director, Electric Power Consulting Pty Ltd
National President, The Electric Energy Society of Australia

Robert commenced his career in the electricity supply industry in 1973 as a cadet engineer with Prospect Electricity. He was appointed as a professional engineer with Prospect Electricity in 1976 and gained experience in electricity distribution including load forecasting and system planning. Robert joined Illawarra Electricity as System Control Engineer in 1982 and was later appointed Area Manager Nowra. Robert has managed and worked for his company “Electric Power Consulting Pty Ltd” since 1990 and has dealt with a wide range of power quality and general electricity industry problems. He was recognised by the Electrical College of Engineers Australia as the 2012 Professional Electrical Engineer of the Year and was announced as being appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen’s Birthday 2013 Honours List for significant service to engineering, particularly electrical energy supply and distribution.

CPEE Prospectus

CPEE Prospectus