Ian Richardson is the Market Development Manager – Energy Distribution for the Electrification business of ABB Australia. He is the honorary Chairman/Director of the KNX National Group Australia since 2010. Ian has previously held roles in product management and marketing for low voltage energy distribution products and has more than 40 years of industry experience including building automation and energy distribution. He is a regular contributor to a variety of electrical journals and has presented to various industry associations in Australia and Europe. Ian is an active member of Standards Australia Technical Committees including CT-001, EL-004, and EL-064. He also represents ABB at the Australian Industry Group Electrical Advisory Panel, Electrical Equipment Manufacturers and Suppliers Forum and the Chairman’s Advisory Group. He has worked with the RMIT Sustainable Engineering Industry Forum, RMIT Industry Advisory Committee and has recently been involved in electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Australia.