Mr. Giraudet received a Dipl.-Ing. Degree in Industrial and Electrical Engineering from CESI in Lyon, France in 2010. He joined Siemens Grenoble where his focus was on retrofit of GIS & AIS switchgear and later Siemens, Germany as Application Engineer for surge arrester technologies. In this role, he was responsible for business development of overhead line solutions that include applications of transmission line arresters as well as polymeric insulators. He subsequently took over Sales & Marketing responsibilities at Tridelta Meidensha. Currently, he offers consulting for surge arresters.