Transformer expert Paul Jarman has been appointed applications engineering specialist for MIDEL, a brand of ester transformer fluids, manufactured by UK-based M&I Materials.
As an electrical science graduate from Cambridge University, Jarman started as a research officer for the CEGB and on privatisation in 1990 he transferred to National Grid as a transformer engineer. More recently, he was transformer technical manager for National Grid in the UK and chairman of IEC TC14, the international committee for power transformer standards. He was also the UK regular member of CIGRE study committee A2 for transformers 2008-2016. In addition, he is a chartered electrical engineer and member of the IET. Jarman is an Honorary Visiting Professor at the University of Manchester and will continue with research at the University.