Director, Operations Planning and Engineering
Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO)
Ata Rehman is currently Director, Operations Planning and Engineering at the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO), and is the working sponsor of the Energy Storage initiative. He joined the AESO in April 2004 and has more than 30 years of experience in the field of transmission system planning, power system studies, power system operations planning, interconnections, project delivery and regulatory affairs. Prior to joining the AESO, Ata worked at Acres International Ltd, Toronto (1998 – 2004) and Nespak, Pakistan (1988 – 1998) in the field of power system planning.
Ata is a registered Professional Engineer in Alberta and is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan and a Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas, Arlington.