Chen Dong

Deputy CEO

Mrs. Dong Chen is a Professorate Senior Engineer and expert specializing in HVDC Transmission Technology. 

She has 27 years of working experience in electrical planning and design of grid, especially on HVDC field; she has participated in over 25 HVDC projects in China and overseas. 

She holds a Bachelor of Power System and Automation from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST). 

She has participated in a wide range of pioneering UHVDC and VSC-HVDC projects in China, Brazil  etc.

In the years 2013-2019 she was Director of the State Grid Economic & Technological Research Institute Co Ltd and in March 2019 she took over the position of HVDC-VSC Expert at Ariadne Interconnection, which she held until she took over the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer of IPTO.

She received State Science and Technology Progress Outstanding Award from the State Council of the People’s Republic of China on the ±800kV UHVDC project. Besides, she has completed six (6) national HVDC standards as the lead author; she owns also 13 authorized invention patents in HVDC design.  

On September 25, 2020, Ms. Chen Dong was  appointed Member of the Board and Deputy CEO of IPTO.