Nick Jenkins leads the Centre for Integrated Renewable Electricity Generation and Supply (CIREGS) at Cardiff University, Wales. Before moving to academia, his career included fourteen years of industrial experience, five of which were in developing countries. When in industry, Mr. Jenkins worked on electric power systems as well as for manufacturers of wind turbines and photovoltaic equipment. While at the university, he has developed teaching and research activities in electrical power engineering and renewable energy. He is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and Learning Society of Wales.