Brian A. McMillan, P. Eng.
Brian A McMillan
President and Chief Engineer
McMillan Distribution Engineering (presenting on behalf of NRCan)
Brian McMillan is a licensed P. Eng., with over 39 years experience in Ontario utilities field. He has been involved in all aspects of the electrical distribution business, encompassing distribution engineering, operations, and customer service. His breadth of experience is reflected in his extensive membership in numerous professional organizations. Brian has been involved in related advisory councils and boards, serving as member with the Electrical Safety Authority Utility Advisory Council for 10 years, and served as a Director on the Board of the Electrical & Utilities Safety Association. Since 2008, Brian has been deeply involved in educating himself (and his staff) and promoting, the Smart Grid and the interconnection of Distributed Energy Resources to the North American distribution system. He has participated in numerous training sessions, presented at numerous conferences; been a member of the CEATI Smart Grid Task Force, the IEEE Smart Distribution Working Group (WG), the IEEE Volt-VAR WG and the IEEE Integrating Renewable Resources WG.
In 2016 Brian sat as co-chair of Session 6 on the Scientific Program Committee, of the 7th International Conference on Integration of Renewable and Distributed Energy Resources. In July 2017 Brian Joined the CSA Technical Subcommittee re-writing CSA C22.3 No.9 – Interconnection of distributed resources and electricity supply systems, where he Chairs the group working on Clause 8 – Testing. Brian holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University.