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Meet Our Team

In today’s complex and fast-moving energy industry, the most critical factors for any consulting assignment are the qualifications and experience of the team working on those assignments. ESTA is led by a team of highly qualified and seasoned experts with diverse global expertise and visionary outlook in industry change and traditional and emerging technologies and markets. Combined, this team brings decades of experience from successfully working and delivering on numerous research, engineering, and consulting projects throughout their careers.

Besides this industry leading technical expertise, our team members are skilled writers, having written a book on smart grid technology, and published several guidebooks and numerous magazine articles on related technical subject matter. ESTA’s consultants actively participate in numerous industry conferences and working groups, such as the IEEE and CIGRE, and contribute to the development and review of numerous global standards and working guides. ESTA also has extensive experience in conducting tutorials and training courses on various technologies and advanced applications.

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Nader Farah

President

Operational Technologies, Grid Modernization, Smart Grid

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David G. Caceras

Executive Consultant

SCADA/EMS

Latin America Operations

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Morella Ocando

Senior Consultant

Operations, SCADA/EMS/ADMS

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Sneha Ramdaspalli

Energy Analyst

AI and Machine Learning

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Elizabeth Farah

Director of Operations

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Stipe Fustar

Executive Consultant

Architecture and Enterprise Integration

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Chris Deiro

Senior Consultant

Transmission Network Applications

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Gerry Abad

Associate Consultant

Operational Technologies Implementation

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Manuel Atanacio

Executive Consultant

Operations and Markets

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Robert W. Uluski

Executive Consultant

ADMS, DERMS, Substation & Distribution Automation, Microgrids

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John Shaeffer

Senior Consultant

Enterprise Integration, NERC-CIP

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Mario S. DePillis

Chief Economist

Electricity Wholesale Markets

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Ronald G. Wasley

Executive Consultant

Operational Technologies

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Stuart Borlase

Principal Consultant

Grid Modernization, Smart Grid, Digital Substations 

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Jonathan Paniagua

SCADA Engineer

SCADA/EMS/ADMS Implementation

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Chamaine Duerr

Outreach