Gianluigi Migliavacca graduated in Electronic Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Milan in 1991 and joined the Automation Research Center of ENEL in 1994, working on mathematical modeling and dynamic simulation of thermal power plants. In 2000 he joined CESI and then CESI Ricerca (now: RSE), where is head of the Transmission Network Planning research group. He carries out research on mathematical modeling and regulatory issues concerning deregulated electricity markets, cross border trade issues and transmission planning. During 2005 he was consultant at the Italian Regulator about the development of a common energy market in South-East Europe and about congestion management in Central-South Europe. He has been the coordinator of the European FP7 research project REALISEGRID and has now a work package leader role in the important project e-Highway2050.