Joseph Vennel

Joseph Vennel

Joseph Noel George Vennel is a Power Generation, Transmission & Distribution Professional with 33 years of experience with TATA Power the largest Private Power Company in India. He holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Instrumentation from the University of Mumbai (Erstwhile Bombay). He has to his credit of working in the first completely SCADA controlled 500 MW Multi fueled Thermal Power Plant in India, and was part of the Team that developed the first Multicircuit Power Transmission Tower in India at 220 kV.

As a Certified Engineer from the National Power Training Institute (NPTI) Bangalore India, he worked on Live EHV Lines up to 220 kV. He pioneered the Live Lines in Distribution Network in India up to 33 kV and was instrumental in setting up a startup Power Distribution Utility in India and successfully establishing it into operations. He is equally experiencedin implementation of GIS and ERP system for the Power Distribution Sector.

In his over 2 years’ stint in Nigeria, Joseph established himself as a power safety professional with a certification in HSE from Institute of the Safety Professional of Nigeria (ISPON). He is memberof the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers(IEEE) and has successfully completed a Leadership program from the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi. He is a certified Train the Trainer by USAID for Management of Lineman training in Rural Electricity Supply Systems.