Pierluigi Mancarella is Chair Professor of Electrical Power Systems at The University of Melbourne (Australia) and part-time Professor of Smart Energy Systems at The University of Manchester (UK). He received his MSc and PhD in Power Systems from the Politecnico di Torino (Italy) and then worked as a post-doc at Imperial College London (UK). Pierluigi has also held visiting positions at NREL (US), Tsinghua University (China), Ecole Centrale de Lille (France), and Universidad de Chile. His research interests include techno-economic modelling of integrated energy systems, energy planning under uncertainty, and reliability and resilience of future networks. He has been involved in/led around 50 research projects worldwide and is author of several books and of over 200 research publications. He is an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid and of the IEEE Systems Journal and the convenor of the CIGRE Working Group C6/C2.34 on “Flexibility from DER”. Pierluigi is an IEEE PES Distinguished Lecturer and holds the 2017 veski Innovation Fellowship by the Victorian Government. He recently led the Melbourne Energy Institute’s power system security assessment studies in support of the “Finkel Review”.