Mr. Carreira received a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo after years working in the utility industry in distribution and transmission design, construction and maintenance. He is member of CIGRE, CSA, CEA and Sr. Member of IEEE and has chaired the IEEE TF 15.09.04.01 “Guidelines for the In-service Classification of NCI Damage” as well as ESMOL TF on IEEE Std 957 “Guide for Cleaning Insulators”. He was appointed Assoc. Expert of WG 32 as well as Assoc. Member of B2-AG-06 and sits on related committees, working groups and task forces.