Digital Lead, ABB
Stuart Michie has been working in the electrical power industry for the past 23 years and has acquired specialist knowledge in automation, power system operation, protection, control and associated technologies.
He currently holds the role of Digital Lead for ABB Ability in Southern Africa, where he is responsible for driving digitalisation of the company in the region – merging the worlds of operation technology and information technology. ABB Ability is a unified, cross-industry, digital offering — extending from device to edge to cloud — with devices, systems, solutions, services and a platform that enables our customers to know more, do more, do better, together.
Stuart is a registered professional electrical engineer and holds a master’s degree from the University of Cape Town. He has worked at ABB South Africa since 2001, progressing through various engineering, sales and management positions. He also sits on the country management team at ABB.
Stuart is a skilled business manager with expertise in power system protection and control, utility communications, smart grids, micro grids and enterprise software. Stuart has experience in establishing solutions to problems and in working with customers to develop solutions to their operational challenges.