Nikola Bitrak

Managing Director
AF Consult, North Macedonia

Nikola Bitrak is a Managing Director AF-Consult Ltd. Skopje

in Macedonia and Head of Sales for the Balkan and SEE region. He has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from University St. "Cyril

and Methodious", Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Skopje.

After completing his studies in 2005, Mr. Bitrak has been active in power transmission and distribution, power generation, renewable energy systems, power quality, planning and modeling as well as project management assigments.

During his post graduate course he was working as assistant at the University at the high voltage and power transmission departments on tasks related to the overhead transmission lines, high and medium voltage substations, testing of power generation units and equipment and power transformers and lightening.

Joining the Academy of Science and Arts, Research Center for Energy and Informatics he has worked on various projects regarding the renewable energy system and energy savings, preparing the strategy for energy development and regional energy development planning initiatives.

Mr. Bitrak has accumulated a lot of professional experience working in the transmission system operator, as a planning and system analyst engineer and later manager of the engineering department which qualifies him for the complete range of electrical engineering activities including energy, system planning and project management.

Since he has started working in the Engineering department of the Macedonian TSO he has successfully managed many huge projects in the field of high voltage substations, their rehabilitation and overhead transmission lines and power cables, SCADA/EMS and MMS systems implemented through financing by international finance institutions in accordance with the international standards polices and rules (EBRD, World Bank, EIB etc.)

From May 2012 he took over the responsibility as Managing Director of AF-Consult Ltd. Skopje office, as a part of AF-Consult Switzerland Ltd.

As Head of Sales for the Balkan/SEE region responsible for T&D, hydro, thermal, nuclear, infrastructure, renewable sources and power market, he is working in project management, project coordination and project implementation of major investment project in the region , as well as on projects in Asia and Africa.