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Russel Chetwynd
National Electric Coil

Russell Chetwynd has been in the Power Generation business for over 40 years. He started out as a student apprentice for GEC Turbine Generators (now part of GE) in the UK, going on to work as a Commissioning Engineer starting up fossil and nuclear plants around the world.  Russell then spent a large part of his career with Southern California Edison as the Site Engineer responsible for turbine generators at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) in northern San Diego County, CA USA. While in this capacity, Russell became heavily involved in industry activities, authoring numerous technical papers and serving as Chairman for both the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) turbine generator committees.  Upon closure of SONGS in 2013, Russell joined National Electric Coil as a Service Manager responsible for large utility accounts in North America and Australasia.