Ralf is the Manager Technology Integration at Vector. Ralf is an experienced engineering leader with an extensive background in SCADA, Communications and substation Automation Systems, developed through his work within the German and NZ utility industry. One key part of this is his Energy IoT platform development of mDERMS together with mPrest (Israel) to ensure DER’s can be actively used to benefit customers and develop Vector’s electricity network towards a low-carbon future. Ralf has achieved this through his solid relationship and people management, effective communication skills, and an agile ability to work with diverse teams in changing developmental environments. Ralf has a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and is also active in authoring CIGRE Paris Session papers and engaging in CIGRE NZ activities.