Mr. Partal graduated from Teesside University in the field of Electrical Engineering and completed his post-graduate degree in Advanced Manufacturing Systems at this same university. He worked as a Power Systems Engineer at EDF Energy Networks Branch, one of the Power Distribution System Operators in England and later at National Grid Electricity Transmission as a Senior Power Systems Specialist, also serving as Department Head of the System Technical Performance. He continued his career at Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation. Currently, he is member of Cigre WG C4.67, representing ADM electricity distribution company. His expertise lies in insulation coordination (lightning protection), grounding systems, and steady-state power quality.