G E A (Asia) Ltd
Dr. Robert (Bob) FISHER Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc., C.Eng., M.I.GasE.
Consultant - Transmissions and Distribution Pipeline Engineering
Dr Fisher has undertaken consultancy on a worldwide basis and brings considerable expertise to GEA[Asia] in the fields of gas market liberalization, transportation tariffs, market modelling, asset management and transmission and distribution benchmarking, He has been active on advising potential purchasers of gas and electricity distribution assets in Europe and Asia, as well as advising an EU Member State Regulatory Authority on commercial and technical aspects of market opening. In addition Dr Fisher is a recognized international expert in the field of advanced engineering applications in condition assessment [CA] of ageing non piggable gas and water pipelines. He has extensive experience in the application of satellite positioning and ultrasonic technologies combined with magnetic flux inspection technology to identify precisely and size individual internal and external defects in underground pipelines. Dr Fisher began his career in Brutish Gas where he held a number of senior appointments. He represented British Gas Transco on National Joint Utilities Group and National HAUC and chaired the Institution of Gas Engineers Task Group that developed IGE/GL/7 ‘Safety Cases’. He is a Chartered Engineer, holds a PhD in Applications of Computer Modelling in Condition Assessment for underground installations and an Honours Degree in Engineering.