Pelle Westlind obtained his degree in Electrical Engineering from the Higher Technical College of Vasteras, Sweden in 1963 and started his working career with the Ericsson Telephone Company in Stockholm, Sweden. He Left for Canada in 1967 and a new job in a HVDC Project in Vancouver, BC. Pelle spent some 32 years in the electrical power industry in Canada. Since 1999 Pelle has been accepting freelance work in project management within telecommunication and the electrical power industry.
Pelle has been active in IEEE since he joined 33 years ago starting with the Power Engineering Society in Vancouver and most recently with the Toronto Section where he has served since 1999. Pelle is a Member of IEEE.
At the moment Pelle is serving as Treasurer of the Toronto Section as well as doing work on organizing committees or where ever work is needed.