Chairman & Managing Director

Mr. K. V. S. Baba

Mr. K. V. S. Baba (DIN:07649025) is the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO), having diversified experience of about 33 years in Power sector. Prior to the present assignment, he was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of POSOCO. Earlier, he has experience of working in the areas of Power System Planning and Design of EHV Transmission system, Power System Analysis, Corporate Planning and Project Management in Distribution Systems in NTPC and POWERGRID, in addition to System Operation, Market operation aspects in POSOCO. An Electrical and Electronics Engineer, he has been actively associated with large scale integration of Renewable Energy, bringing in Frequency controls, introduction of Ancilliaries etc. He has been a qualified System Operator and also obtained Specialist level Certification in Regulatory Framework in Power Sector. He has been very active in colloborative efforts with State Load Despatch Centres through Forum of Load Despatchers (FOLD) and knowledge dissimination across all the stakeholders. He has co-authored several technical papers on various topics in the electricity sector. He is the Chairman of Indian National Study Committee of CIGRE SC C2. He has been representing POSOCO in GO15 (formerly Very Large Power Grid Operators of the World). He was appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of POSOCO in December, 2017.