Dr. Chmura received his M.Sc. Degree from Warsaw University of Technology and later joined Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands where he completed doctoral research in asset management. His post-doctoral study was on impregnation optimization of transformer insulation. He has since been working on aspects of HV and MV insulation such as ageing, diagnostics and failure statistics and currently focuses on development of MV joints. He is a member of CIGRE WG D1.39 and CENELEC TC20-WG11 and Lecturer at Delft University of Technology in HV construction and diagnostics.