Nijaz DIZDAREVIC (1966) obtained BS, MS and PhD degrees from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing - University of Zagreb, Croatia, in 1990, 1994, and 2001, respectively. Before joining the Energy Institute Hrvoje Pozar in 2002, he was with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing - University of Zagreb, Croatia and the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. Since 2005 he is an Assistant Professor at the University of Split, Croatia. In 2006 and 2007 he was with the Energy Community Secretariat in Vienna, Austria during its establishment phase. Currently he is with the Energy Institute Hrvoje Pozar on a permanent basis, and occasionally provides consultancies to the Energy Community Secretariat and various directorates of the European Commission (Enterprise and Industry, Transport and Energy, Enlargement, Joint Research Centre). He also occasionally gives lectures at the Florence School of Regulation. His professional interests comprise energy policy, legal and regulation, electricity market design / model, cross border issues, security of supply, competition, preventive / corrective activities within power system operation, power system stability and control, grid integration of renewable sources, distributed generation of electrical energy, voltage regulation and compensation of reactive power, transmission network congestions etc.