Leonard G. Swanson Jr.

Leonard G. Swanson Jr. is director of protection, C&I, IEC 61850 and telecom engineering at National Grid. He and his team provide these engineering services and set policy for them across the utility’s U.S. footprint. Swanson also is responsible for substation critical infrastructure protection compliance and analysis of all system disturbances. He holds a master’s degree in electric power engineering from Northeastern University and a BSEE degree from Gannon University. He is a registered professional engineer in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.