01 Sep John Chahwan
John Chahwan is a proven engineering leader with a passion for collaborative problem-solving. He successfully led several engineering teams and departments at SNC-Lavalin, where he continues to advise industry and utility decision-makers within the energy sector. His integrated involvement in complete EPC and EPCM projects, from feasibility to commissioning, allows him to foresee and mitigate project risks, and to diligently guide stakeholders. His areas of focus include the latest HVDC and FACTS technologies and the integration of renewable generation. He has also been involved in IEEE working groups within the FACTS & HVDC Stations Subcommittee since 2015 and is currently the Chair of Working Group I10 (HVDC). His leadership style prioritizes sustainable growth and engineering excellence, as part of a Client-centric culture.