Brian Van Gheem Senior NERC Consultant

SENIOR NERC CONSULTANT

Brian Van Gheem
P.E.

EXPERIENCE

  • 22 years of industry experience as a Principal Compliance Engineer, a Distribution Engineer, and a Software Applications Engineer
  • Former NERC-Certified System Operator
  • Registered Professional Engineer in the States of Michigan and Indiana
  • Expertise in power system operations and planning, SCADA-based operations, reliability benchmarking, and compliance management
  • Past member of multiple NERC and Regional Standard Drafting Teams
  • Regulatory compliance experience in compliance enforcement activities, mock audits, root cause analyses, evidence and internal controls identification, and subject matter expert preparation

EDUCATION & TRAINING

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Michigan and Indiana
  • Certified-System Operator and as a Continuing Education Administrator
  • Master of Science in Management/Master of Business Administration – Indiana Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering – Michigan Technological University

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • NERC O&P & CIP Mock Audits, Gap Analyses, and Assessments
  • Documentation & Evidence Evaluation and Preparation
  • RSAW Development
  • SME Coaching/Training
  • Monitoring NERC & Regional Activities
  • Development of Comprehensive Internal Compliance Programs